Picture of a basal cell carcinoma on the leg.
Basal cell carcinomas usually are a pink or red colour, but sometimes can have pigmentation, with dark areas in them. This can raise concerns of a melanoma, but laboratory tests can be performed to check it is indeed a basal cell carcinoma
This information is provided for general basal cell carcinoma knowledge only and does not replace information provided by healthcare professionals. If you have any concerns of any skin growth, you should consult a medical professional urgently.