Cite this page: Pernick, N. Basal cell carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/earbcc.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
- Common tumor of auricle, but rare in external auditory canal
- Untreated tumors may extend into middle ear, mastoid or cranial cavity
- Even treated tumors of external auditory canal have aggressive behavior (Acta Chir Belg 2002;102:137)
- Surgery, radiation therapy