Skin neoplasm found mostly in sun exposed areas of skin which are slow growing and also without much mestastases. They are encouraged by immunosuppression, and xeroderma pigmentosum. They are seen as pearly papules or plaques with exapansion tendencies which may contain melanin and ulcerate in advanced lesions. They may show themselves as multifocal superficial lesions or nodules deeply emebedded in to the dermal region of skin. They do not present with anaplasia or mitotic figures or indeed tumor giant cells.

               

Basal cell carcinoma

                                               


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