Definition of basal cell

Basal cell carcinomas are locally invasive in the rule. They tend to fall on the floor and no metastasis to distant sites (spread).

Basal cell carcinomas can be removed by scraping and burning (electrocautery and curettage). Large basal cells can be removed by surgery.


Most basal cell carcinomas are on the face and neck, where the skin is exposed to sunlight. However, many appear on body parts such as the abdomen, legs and scalp little or is not exposed to sunlight leather.
The basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer worldwide, 80% of all diagnosed cases of skin cancer.

Warning Signs
As the pictures show, the basal cell carcinoma can take many forms:

  1. Small, Translucent growth with rolled edges which may be pigmented (brown) or small blood vessels on the surface
  2. An open wound that bleeds, heals, and then repeats the cycle
  3. Bleed cluster slow-growing lesions, bright red or pink, which are slightly flaky and slightly
  4. Flat or slightly depressed lesion that feels hard; They can be white or yellow and ill-defined
  5. Waxy scar, skin color, white or yellow