Skin Cancer|Squamous Cell

Risk Factors

  • Fair skin
  • Prior SCC
  • HIV +
  • Chronic sun exposure
  • Immunocompromised from meds, organ transplant

Symptoms

  • Non-healing, ulcerated bleeding area
  • Typically on sun exposed surface

Physical Exam Findings

  • Often crusted
  • Firm to touch
  • Non-healing ulcerated area
  • Typically progressive
  • Adenopathy if local spread (relatively rare)

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