Skin Cancer Pictures, Part I: Basal Cell Carcinoma
From Timothy DiChiara, Ph.D., former About.com Guide
Updated November 09, 2010
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This basal cell carcinoma
appears as a 1- to 1.5-centimeter flesh-colored nodule with a depression in the middle and a raised, pearly border. Small blood vessels are visible, which means the lesion is telangiectatic.