Keratosis, seborrheic

A skin disorder characterized by oily skin and warts and skin lesions that appear to be “stuck on”. The raised spots are usually yellow or brown. Treatment, if warranted, is by surgical or cryosurgical removal. Also called seborrheic warts, verruca.

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  • Keratosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D007642 Keratosis is a growth of keratin on the skin. More specifically, it can refer to: * actinic… …   Wikipedia

  • keratosis — noun /ˌkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs,ˌkɛrəˈtoʊsɪs/ The condition of keratin growing on the skin. See Also: actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis, keratosis pilaris …   Wiktionary

  • Keratosis pilaris — Classification and external resources Keratosis pilaris rubra on a right upper arm. ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • seborrheic wart — seborrheic keratosis …   Medical dictionary

  • Seborrheic keratosis — A seborrheic keratosis is a non cancerous benign skin growth that originate in keratinocytes and like liver spots, are seen more often as people age. [http://my.clevelandclinic.org/healthy living/skin care/hic moles freckles skin tags benign… …   Wikipedia

  • Seborrheic keratosis — A benign skin lesion resulting from excessive growth of the top layer of skin cells. It usually is found in persons over 30 years old and may be few or numerous. Although seborrheic keratoses may be confused with warts, they are quite different.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Keratosis — A localized overgrowth of the upper layer of skin. Common forms of keratosis include aging (senile keratosis) and sun exposure (actinic keratosis). * * * Any lesion on the epidermis marked by the presence of circumscribed overgrowths of the horny …   Medical dictionary

  • keratosis — keratosic, keratotic /ker euh tot ik/, adj. /ker euh toh sis/, n., pl. keratoses / seez/. Pathol. 1. any skin disease characterized by a horny growth, as a wart. 2. any horny growth. Also, keratoma. [1880 85; KERAT + OSIS] * * * ▪ …   Universalium

  • keratosis — noun a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin • Hypernyms: ↑skin disease, ↑disease of the skin, ↑skin disorder • Hyponyms: ↑wart, ↑verruca, ↑actinic keratosis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • seborrheic keratosis — noun a skin condition characterized by circumscribed wartlike lesions that can be itchy and covered with a greasy crust • Hypernyms: ↑keratosis …   Useful english dictionary

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