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age spot

Age Spot

A flat, pigmented macule commonly seen on the skin of the elderly. Age spots are benign and of merely cosmetic concern. 
Location Sun-exposed areas (e.g., forehead, back of hands).
Prevention Avoid sun; sunscreen with an SPF of 15 may decrease incidence.
Management Creams and lotions to bleach skin; cryotherapy may be required.

age spot

Dermatology A flat, pigmented macule commonly seen on the skin of older folks; ASs are benign and of merely cosmetic concern Location,  Sun exposed areas–eg, forehead, back of hands Prevention Avoid sun; sunscreen–SPF of 15.may ↓ incidence Management Creams and lotions to bleach skin; cryotherapy may be required. See Sun protection factor.
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