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Can children get basaloid squamous cell carcinoma?

Basaloid quamous cell carcinoma very rarely affects children. The average age when people are first diagnosed with the condition is 63 years old. Younger people may develop basaloid squamous cell carcinoma, especially if they smoke and drink alcohol frequently. However, even when it affects younger people, it's usually in young adults, not children.

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