Cite this page: Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixbasaloid.html. Accessed April 24th, 2017.
Definition / General
- Aggressive behavior
- Squamous cell carcinoma with well defined nests of small, oval shaped basaloid cells with scant cytoplasm
- Prominent peripheral palisading, infiltrative growth, minimal stromal reaction
- Resembles tumors of same name at other sites (Adv Anat Pathol 2002;9:290)
- Often necrosis or focal keratinization but no keratin pearls