Squamous Cell Carcinoma Pictures

Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer, with over 200,000 new cases per a year estimated in the United States, and about 1,900 deaths from this type of cancer.  Squamous cells are cells that compose most of the epidermis.  An abnormal growth of these cells is known as a squamous cell carcinoma.

Types of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Here are some Squamous Cell Carcinoma pictures on different parts of the body displaying there common characteristics.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma A wart-like growth that crusts and occasionally bleeds.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma on CheekA persistent, scaly red patch with irregular borders that sometimes crusts or bleeds.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma on ArmAn open sore that bleeds and crusts and persists for weeks.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma on NoseAn elevated growth with a central depression that occasionally bleeds. A growth of this type may rapidly increase in size.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma on LipA persistent, scaly red patch with irregular borders that sometimes crusts or bleeds.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma on FingerAn open sore that bleeds and crusts and persists for weeks.