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Basal Cell Carcinoma - face

Basal Cell Carcinoma - face

Overview

This flesh-colored, verrucal, pearly, smooth, non-scaling papule is a basal cell carcinoma. It is occurring in a common, sun-exposed area of the face, on the forehead.

Review Date 7/25/2017

Updated by: David L. Swanson, MD, Vice Chair of Medical Dermatology, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Medical School, Scottsdale, AZ. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.