A common skin disorder that is characterized by benign, painless, often wart-like skin lesions that appears to be 'stuck on.' The raised spots are usually yellow or brown. Treatment, if warranted, involves surgical or cryo-surgical removal. Also known as seborrheic warts and verruca.
These are not contagious and do not spread. They have no relationship to skin cancer and do not pose a risk to health. They get darker after sunless tanning creams have been used. Unlike moles Nevi, they never turn into melanoma stastistics estimated to be between 11% and 26% Seborrheic keratoseson exposed areas were more often flat and more than 3 mm in diameter than those on the non-exposed areas.
Treatment, if warranted, involves surgical or cryo-surgical removal. Also known as seborrheic warts and verruca. Seborrheic keratoses are the most common benign tumor in older individuals. Seborrheic keratoses have a variety of clinical appearances, as seen in the images below, and they develop from the proliferation of epidermal cells. No specific etiologic factors have been identified.