Senile wart | definition of senile wart by Medical dictionary
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Related to senile wart: seborrheic keratosis
a premalignant warty lesion occurring on the sun-exposed skin of the face or hands in aged light-skinned persons; hyperkeratosis may form a cutaneous horn, and squamous cell carcinoma of low-grade malignancy may develop in a small proportion of untreated patients.
senile keratosis (1) Actinic keratosis, see there.
(2) Seborrheic keratosis, see there.
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