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Signs of Actinic keratosis

Symptoms of Actinic keratosis

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Actinic keratosis may include:

Note that Actinic keratosis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Actinic keratosis signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Actinic keratosis:

A skin growth called actinic keratoses (AKs) can be the earliest sign of squamous cell carcinoma. AKs are small, scaly spots that form on body parts that have been exposed to the sun. They may start as small, red, flat spots then grow larger and become scaly or thick, like a wart. Most AKs form on the face or back of the hands. (Source: excerpt from Skin Cancer: NWHIC)

More Symptoms of Actinic keratosis:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Actinic keratosis article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Actinic keratosis?

The phrase "signs of Actinic keratosis" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Actinic keratosis that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Actinic keratosis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Actinic keratosis.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Actinic keratosis. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Actinic keratosis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Actinic keratosis signs or Actinic keratosis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Actinic keratosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Actinic keratosis symptoms.


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