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How big is basal cell carcinoma usually?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It depends on how long the lesion has been there without treatment. Most are small lesions, less than 0.5 cm. Left alone these can grow to multiple inches, eating away the tissue locally. These tumors do not metastasize, i.,e. do not spread to distant sites.
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