nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome(redirected from Gorlin-goltz syndrome)
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nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
an inherited form of premalignant skin lesion. It is an autosomal-dominant trait, but the cause is unknown. It is associated with other abnormalities of the skin or bone, the nervous system, the eyes, and the reproductive system. It affects persons under the age of 20 and is accompanied by palmar pits, mandibular cysts, bifid ribs, and other birth defects.