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Squamous cell skin cancer

Alternate Names : Cancer - skin - squamous cell, Skin cancer - squamous cell, Nonmelanoma skin cancer - squamous cell, NMSC - squamous cell

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Squamous cell carcinoma - invasive

Squamous cell carcinoma - invasive

This irregular red nodule is an invasive squamous cell carcinoma (a form of skin cancer). Initial appearance, shown here, may be very similar to a noncancerous growth called a keratoacanthoma. Squamous cell cancers can metastasize (spread) and should be removed surgically as soon as they are diagnosed.





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Bowen's disease on the hand
Bowen's disease on the hand

Keratoacanthoma
Keratoacanthoma

Keratoacanthoma
Keratoacanthoma

Skin cancer, squamous cell - close-up
Skin cancer, squamous cell - close-up

Skin cancer, squamous cell on the hands
Skin cancer, squamous cell on the hands

Squamous cell carcinoma - invasive
Squamous cell carcinoma - invasive

Cheilitis, actinic
Cheilitis, actinic

Squamous cell cancer
Squamous cell cancer

   

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Review Date : 8/12/2009
Reviewed By : Jonathan Kantor, MD, North Florida Dermatology Associates, Jacksonville, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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