Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer in the world. Usually due to excessive UV radiation exposure, this form of skin cancer traditionally begins as a single red lesion that appears crusted and scaly. Spread to distant sites, infiltration of adjacent structures and organs, and disfigurement are commonly seen in advanced cases.

Dr. Zandifar, Beverly Hills ENT and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, discusses squamous cell carcinoma and the importance of prompt evaluation and treatment.

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