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Basal Cell Carcinoma - close-up

Basal Cell Carcinoma - close-up

Overview

This basal cell carcinoma exhibits a characteristic of this type of lesion-telangiectasia. The lesion is also pearly, and smooth, with a slight central depression.

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.