Squamous cell carcinoma

Lesions often begin as a slowly growing mass with no symptoms. Ulceration and bleeding can occur.

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Squamous cell carcinoma. This tumor is infiltrating the ear and shows the typical scaling ulcerated surface.

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A more advanced tumor with an ulcerated surface. These tumors can spread to regional lymph nodes and then metastasize to other body organs and eventually cause death.

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Squamous cell carcinoma is commonly found on the scalp. This tumor was present for over one year and the surface shows ulceration and crusting.