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Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Cheek

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Squamous cell carcinomas are often somewhat less distinctive in their appearance than are basal cell carcinomas. They may or may not be ulcerated, and often have a hard, horny crust. They are not translucent appearing.

Jason R. Swanson and Jeffrey L. Melton
Last Updated: July 12, 1996
Created: January 19, 1996