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Actinic keratosis

Actinic keratosis: Introduction

Actinic keratosis: Actinic keratosis , which appears as rough, red or brown scaly patches on the skin, is known as a precancerous ... more about Actinic keratosis.

Actinic keratosis: Scaling of the skin condition usually from sunlight. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Actinic keratosis is available below.

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Causes of Actinic keratosis

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Actinic keratosis , which appears as rough, red or brown scaly patches on the skin, is known as a precancerous condition because it sometimes develops into squamous cell cancer. Like skin cancer, it usually appears on sun-exposed areas but can be found elsewhere. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Skin Cancer: NCI)

Definitions of Actinic keratosis:

An overgrowth of skin layers resulting from extended exposure to the sun - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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