Seborrhoeic Keratosis

  • António PicotoEmail author


Seborrhoeic keratosis, also known as seborrhoeic wart, verruca seborrhoeica senilis or basal cell papilloma, appears as macules and papules, brownish to grey or black.

Further Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro de Dermatologia Medico-Cirurgica de LisboaLisboaPortugal

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