Author | Luis Lomeli, MD

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Basal Cell Carcinoma on Face of a 54-Year-Old Farm Worker

September 14, 2005

When this lesion was seen on the face of a 54-year-old farm worker, cutaneous melanoma was the immediate concern. Accordingly, a full-thickness excisional biopsy was performed. (Curettage and shave biopsy are contraindicated for a suspected melanoma.)