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8. Picture of Basal Cell Carcinoma (Nose)
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer, and it frequently occurs on the nose. This picture shows a hard, well-defined basal cell carcinoma that is not causing any symptoms. The tumor has a pearly appearance, and telangiectasia (spider veins) are visible on the surface.
Text Reference: "The Nose: A High-Risk Area for Skin Cancer." Skin Cancer Foundation.
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