Dermatology Anatomy / Physiology Clinical Abnormalities--Epidermis

Basal cell carcinoma

John L. Bezzant, M.D.

Basal cell carcinoma. This patient had spent her younger years in Chihuahua, Mexico, and had been exposed to a lot of sunlight as a young person. This basal cell carcinoma originated within the epidermis and extended through the skin fat, and attached to the underlying muscle.