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Seborrheic Keratosis

  • Sandra Ronger Savle
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Abstract

Seborrheic keratosis, a benign growth lesion, is a very common cutaneous lesion encountered in white races in the fourth and fifth decade. They usually form warty proliferations that appear pasted onto the surface, are usually pigmented, and may have a waxy appearance owing to extruded keratin (Fig. 40.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Ronger Savle
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  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and GynecologyLyon 1 University and Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre BéniteLyonFrance

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