Pictures of Basal Cell Carcinoma
This page was last updated on: September 17, 2014

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer, and probably the most common of all cancers.  It is caused by chronic exposure to sunlight and therefore, affects the exposed areas of the skin, such as the face, nose, ears, neck, scalp, shoulders, etc.

For more information, check the Skin Cancer Foundation website.
Large basal cell carcinoma of the left temple. Note the central ulceration and the raised curly borders.
Basal cell carcinoma of the right temple.
Extensive basal cell carcinoma of the right post-auricular region.
Basal cell carcinoma of the ear.  The non-healing ulcer on the antihelix turned out to be a basal cell carcinoma. See also basal cell carcinoma of auricle.

Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD
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