keratosis


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keratosis

[‚ker·ə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Any disease of the skin characterized by an overgrowth of the cornified epithelium.
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Actinic keratosis is a common skin condition that is induced through ultra-violet light damage, resulting in patches of thick, scaly or crusty skin.
It is a targeted treatment applied directly to the raised seborrheic keratosis using a pen-like applicator.
21) Though diclofenac gel is FDA-approved for clearing actinic keratosis, it may provide another (off-label) option for those whose SK lesions are in cosmetically sensitive areas.
Although the bumps associated with keratosis pilaris can resemble goosebumps, they don't fluctuate with the temperature.
For new basal cell cancers, the rate was 20% lower in the treatment group, 30% lower for the squamous cell cancers, and 13% lower for actinic keratosis.
Lichenoid keratosis is a very common diagnosis with lesions most often occurring on the trunk and proximal upper limbs of middle-aged or older patients.
This is the first study to examine the association between atopic dermatitis and actinic keratosis [AK].
Keratosis Obturans (KO) is the accumulation of desquamated keratin appearing as large plug in the external auditory canal.
FARMERS and outdoor workers are particularly vulnerable to a skin condition known as actinic keratosis, it was revealed yesterday.
The software is very good at mapping changes over time but, unlike a dermatologist, it can't tell the difference between a melanoma and a harmless sehorrheic keratosis (the little sultana-like spots that commonly pop up in 30+ skin).
Glycolic and salicylic acids are key ingredients found in Emmaus products that target Keratosis Pilaris, uneven skin tone, and rough textured skin.
MIAMI BEACH--Worry less about reactions, and more about counseling patients on what to expect following actinic keratosis treatments, according to Dr.