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How may basal cell carcinoma appear as?

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Basal cell carcinoma may appear on sun-exposed skin as:

  • A pearly or flesh-colored oval bump with a rolled border, which may develop into a bleeding ulcer
  • A smooth red spot indented in the center
  • A reddish, brown, or bluish black patch of skin on the chest or back

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society. 

National Cancer Institute. 

American Academy of Dermatologists.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on March 9, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society. 

National Cancer Institute. 

American Academy of Dermatologists.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on March 9, 2017

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