actinic keratosis

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Related to senile wart: seborrheic keratosis
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Noun1.actinic keratosis - an overgrowth of skin layers resulting from extended exposure to the sunactinic keratosis - an overgrowth of skin layers resulting from extended exposure to the sun
keratosis - a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin
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They're called unflattering names: age spots, barnacles or, God help us, senile warts, but physicians know them as seborrheic keratosis lesions, or SK lesions, for short.
Topical vitamin D3 is effective in treating senile warts possibly by inducing apoptosis.
Seborrhoeic keratoses in the less politically correct past were also called senile warts.