Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma, or SCC as it may alternatively be known, can manifest on the areas of the lips or mouth. It is also known to display symptoms on various other locations of the skin.
Most cases will involve the surface area of the affected area feeling scaly to touch, and some cases may experience bleeding aswell.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma is commonly found on parts of the body that may have been subjected to excessive sun exposure. This might include, and is not limited to the back of the hands, scalp, ears and lips.
Effective Treatment Plans
Unlike Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinomas carry an elevated risk of metastasis and can be fatal if it is left unchecked or untreated. The are a few options for addressing and treating this particular type of Carcinoma at Dermatologist Glasgow, and these may include topical medications, or in worse case scenarios, surgery.
For an accurate diagnosis and professional examination of suspected Squamous Cell Carcinoma, please book your appointment with Dermatologist Glasgow by contacting us below as soon as possible.