Table 1: Sociodemographic and medical characteristics of 25 Caucasian BCC patients and 25 healthy controls matched by gender and age. Duration between first notice and treatment time and diameter of lesions at baseline are stated.

CharacteristicsBCC patientsHealthy controls
Mean (range)Mean (range)

Age (y)69.5 (44–95)69.5 (44–95)
Duration (months)27.2 (6–84)
Gender
 Male, (%)16 (64)16 (64)
 Female, (%)9 (36)9 (36)
Location of BCC
 Head and neck, (%)21 (84)
 Trunk, (%)3 (12)
 Leg, (%)1 (4)
Lesions diameter baseline, mm25.9 (7–60)