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13. Picture of Squamous Cell Carcinoma 2
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a type of skin cancer that occurs due to excess UV sun exposure. These cancers may crust or bleed. The pictured SCC is a red lesion with a nodule and areas of thickening (hyperkeratosis). It is easy to differentiate a nodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC) from a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) because BCC does not develop hyperkeratosis.
Text Reference: "Squamous Cell Carcinoma." Skin Cancer Foundation.
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