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Disease Keratosis, Actinic

Name Keratosis, Actinic
Synonyms Actinic Keratoses | Actinic Keratosis | Keratoses, Actinic
Definition White or pink lesions on the arms, hands, face, or scalp that arise from sun-induced DNA DAMAGE to KERATINOCYTES in exposed areas. They are considered precursor lesions to superficial SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA.
Categories Cancer | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D055623
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