(Benign Skin Tumors)
|Skin Section with Seborrheic Keratosis|
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- Yellow, tan, brown, or black
- Itchy if irritated by clothing or jewelry
- Round or oval in shape
- Freezing the growth, which falls off a few days later
- Removal with a razor or scalpel
- Laser surgery to burn the growth off
American Academy of Dermatology http://www.aad.org
Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians http://familydoctor.org
Canadian Dermatology Association http://www.dermatology.ca
Seborrheic keratosis. American Academy of Dermatology website. Available at: http://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/q---t/seborrheic-keratoses. Accessed September 28, 2014.
Seborrheic keratosis. American Osteopathic College of Dermatology website. Available at: http://www.aocd.org/?page=SeborrheicKeratoses. Accessed September 28, 2014.
Seborrheic keratosis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated July 18, 2013. Accessed September 28, 2014.
- Reviewer: Brian Randall, MD
- Review Date: 08/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/11/2013 -
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