Actinic Keratosis Overview
What is actinic keratosis?
A person with actinic keratosis has red or brown skin lesions that occur on skin that has been exposed to the sun. Actinic keratosis usually occurs in those who are over 40 years old.
What are the symptoms of actinic keratosis?
Actinic keratosis causes reddish brown lesions on sun-exposed areas of the skin that are usually flat. Itching may be present, but is usually mild.
How does the doctor treat actinic keratosis?
Treatment of actinic keratosis is with topical medications, freezing, or laser surgery to remove the skin lesion.
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