Published in Cancer Weekly, September 23rd, 2003
According to a study from Germany, "We did a morphometric analysis of 130 histological sections of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the face to find out whether morphometric variables in the structure of the nuclei of BCC cells could serve as predictors of the biological behavior.
"We considered the following variables: maximum and minimum diameters, perimeter, nuclear area and five form factors that characterize and quantify the shape of a structure (axis ratio, shape factor, nuclear contour index, nuclear roundness, and circumference ratio)," wrote T. Appel and...
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