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Image Number 2322 (Squamous cell carcinoma)

Nodule pink

Diagnosis: Squamous cell carcinoma

Site: Nose

Sex: M

Age: 78


Description: Hard nodule.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


An elderly man presented with a large, asymptomatic, red crusted nodule with an irregular surface involved most of the dorsal surface of the nose of one and a half year duration. Incisional biopsy revealed SCC. Other areas of the the face showed many actinic keratosis lesions. There was no lymph node involvement or distant metastasis. 

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