A cancerous lesion

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The pictured wound is post biopsy. 
67 year old Female previously had an injury that healed. About a month later, this growth occurred. It itched with mild discomfort. Present for about 4-6 month prior to biopsy. 
Biopsy results: Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Patient treated with the Mohs surgery and doing well. 
Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is an overgrowth of abnormal Squamous cells. Usually progresses quickly but curable with appropriate treatment. SCC can metastasize to other organs.

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