Actinic (Solar) Keratosis. Actinic keratosis (also called solar keratosis) is a skin lesion caused by too much sun exposure. There is some increased risk of skin cancer in patients who have these lesions, but the risk of one specific actinic keratosis turning into cancer is low. The increased risk of cancers may be due to the fact that heavy sun exposure has been linked to both actinic keratosis and nonmelanoma skin cancers.
Actinic keratosis occur after years of sun...Read more
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Hi everyone! Today I want to discuss several benign skin lesions that appear on many people that can often look like skin cancers. ... Read more »