Seborrheic keratosis is noncancerous (
Benign skin tumors - keratosis; Keratosis - seborrheic; Senile keratosis
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Seborrheic keratosis is a benign form of skin
The condition commonly appears after age 40 and tends to run in families.
Review Date: 10/03/2010
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.