seborrhoeic keratosis

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seborrhoeic keratosis

; seborrhoeic wart; senile wart; basal cell papilloma; stucco keratosis common, pigmented, entirely benign skin tumours with rough, warty, dull surface; of unknown cause; occur in any skin area; characterized by homogeneous colour throughout (most on limbs/feet are white-grey in colour and <4mm diameter), and a distinct (sometimes overhanging) edge; incidence increases with advancing age; treated by cryotherapy

keratosis, seborrhoeic

Lesion of the skin appearing as brown or yellowish thickening of the skin of the face, eyelids and/or conjunctiva. It is common in the elderly and may be a precursor to squamous cell carcinoma. Management includes cryotherapy, local surgical excision or radiotherapy.
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On the forehead Likely to be: A seborrhoeic wart if you are an older adult.
Often called seborrhoeic warts, these range from flat, dark brown, rough patches to small, wart-like protrusions and are covered with a greasy, removable crust.
Such lesions are flat seborrhoeic warts and there does appear to be some overlap between the seborrhoeic warts and solar lentigo which is of some interest as the former are not generally thought of as being due to sun exposure.
I HAVE a problem with seborrhoeic warts on my upper middle and lower breast.
Seborrhoeic keratoses Often called seborrhoeic warts, these range from flat, dark brown, rough patches to small, wart-like protrusions and are covered with a greasy, removable crust.