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Skin Cancer, Part I: Basal Cell Carcinoma Pictures

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Updated April 12, 2014

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Basal Cell Carcinoma Pictures - Pigmented
Basal Cell Carcinoma Pictures - Pigmented
Photo © A.D.A.M.
This basal cell carcinoma appears as a 2- to 3-centimeter skin spot. The tissue has become destroyed (forming what's called an "atrophic plaque"). There is a brownish color because of increased skin pigment (hyperpigmentation) and a slightly elevated, rolled, pearl-colored margin. This growth is located along the hair line.

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