dermatosis

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dermatosis

[‚dər·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Any skin disease.
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In a study by Raveendra L, [8] Seborrheic keratosis was found in 56%, dermatosis papulosa nigra was found in 47%, Cherry angiomas in 37% and Acrochordons in 19.
Dermatosis papulosa nigra (DPN) is a small, benign black or brown lesion that develops mainly in the face and neck of individuals with dark complexion.
Skin of color, for example, has mild wrinkling, volume loss (especially to the lower face), dyschromias, textural changes and dermatosis papulosa nigra (blacks) and seborrheic keratoses (east Asians).