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This photograph, made available by the Dermatology Branch of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), depicts a close view of a dermatology patient’s skin, revealing the presence of a flat, mottled red spot that was rough, dry, scaly, and topped by a scab. These characteristics warranted further scrutiny by a qualified dermatologist, in order to make a determination as to whether this lesion was precancerous, or had evolved into a frank form of skin cancer. Use of this image requires acknowledgement that NCI is the image source, as well as the inclusion of the website, www.cancer.gov.
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Content Providers(s): Dermatology Branch; National Cancer Institute (NCI); www.cancer.gov
Creation Date: 2001
Photo Credit: Dermatology Branch; National Cancer Institute (NCI); www.cancer.gov
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.