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Keratosis, Seborrheic


Synonyms of Keratosis, Seborrheic
  • Acanthotic Nevus
  • Keratosis Seborrheica
  • Seborrheic Warts
  • Senile Warts
  • Verruca

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Seborrheic Keratosis is a skin disorder usually characterized by discolored lesions that appear to be stuck on the skin surface. Warts may appear and skin is often oily or greasy. These skin lesions are sometimes mistaken for cancerous growths and tend to appear predominately during middle age. Itching, irritation, inflammations or unsightliness of lesions may require surgical removal of affected skin areas.



    Organizations related to Keratosis, Seborrheic
    • NIH/National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      1 AMS Circle
      Bethesda MD 20892-3675
      Phone #: 301-495-4484
      800 #: 877-226-4267
      e-mail: NIAMSinfo@mail.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info



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