Is this basal cell carcinoma? (Photo)

This has faded away and come back over the past two years.

Doctor Answers 1

Skin Lesion

Hi DollyGreen42,

Thanks for your question and photo. The scalp is an uncommon location for basal cell carcinomas. However, if it is an area that has had significant sun exposure, there certainly is the possibility. Based on the picture, I can't quite tell what the lesion is but I would recommend you seek out a consultation with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist in your area to have it biopsied. 

Hope this helps, good luck!

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