To ensure effective management of Gorlin syndrome it is vital that individuals are treated in the early stages and for this reason regular surveillance is recommended.
Basal Cell Carcinomas
90% of individuals with Gorlin Syndrome will develop basal cell carcinomas at some stage in their life.
It is vital that individuals are treated in the early stages and for this reason regular surveillance is recommended to ensure:
- Prompt treatment for best cosmetic effects
- Eradication of aggressive basal cell carcinomas
- Particular attention to individual lesions occurring around the eyes, nose, mouth and ears
- Preservation of normal tissue to prevent disfigurement
It is highly recommended that individuals with Gorlin Syndrome are seen on a regular basis by an experienced Dermatologist.
Reviewed and verified by Medical Advisers in conjunction with the Gorlin Syndrome Group 02/04/2018. Next Review April 2019.