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Related to keratoses: Solar keratosis, Actinic keratoses


n. pl. ker·a·to·ses (-sēz)
Excessive growth of horny tissue of the skin.

ker′a·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.
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n. queratoses, enfermedad no contagiosa de la piel con escamación y posible inflamación.
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Biofrontera announced preliminary results for the primary endpoint of its Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of conventional photodynamic therapy with Ameluz and the BF-RhodoLED lamp for the treatment of actinic keratoses on the extremities as well as the trunk and neck.
(9,15) Stucco keratoses typically present as multiple, flesh-colored, dry, well-circumscribed, scaly, flat-topped papules commonly seen on the lower legs and dorsum of the hands.
It's most commonly used to remove actinic keratoses (an area of sun-damaged skin found predominantly on sun-exposed parts of the body), viral warts, seborrhoeic keratosis, Bowen's disease and other benign lesions.
Seborrheic keratoses, or SKs, are one of the most common noncancerous skin growths, says The Mayo Clinic.
In the article titled "Topical Colchicine Gel versus Diclofenac Sodium Gel for the Treatment of Actinic Keratoses: A Ran- domized, Double-Blind Study" [1], Dr.
Farmer, "Disseminated Hypopigmented Keratoses," JAMA Dermatology, vol.
Lang Jr., "Management of Actinic Keratoses," Comprehensive Therapy, vol.
Finally, endophytic-pattern benign keratoses and similar benign squamoproliferative lesions can sometimes defy precise classification and often overlap in their histologic features.
Ultraviolet radiation damage is the main cause of premalignant actinic keratoses as well as basal-cell carcinomas and squamous-cell carcinomas.
Internal malignancy associated with the sudden development of numerous seborrhoeic keratoses, in an eruptive fashion with or without pruritus, is generally accepted as the sign of Leser-Trelat.