solar keratosis

solar keratosis
A precancerous condition of thick, scaly patches of skin. Also called actinic keratosis and senile keratosis.

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  • solar keratosis — /ˌsoʊlə kɛrəˈtoʊsəs/ (say .sohluh keruh tohsuhs) noun keratosis caused by prolonged exposure of skin to the rays of the sun …  

  • Keratosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D007642 Keratosis is a growth of keratin on the skin. More specifically, it can refer to: * actinic… …   Wikipedia

  • keratosis — /kɛrəˈtoʊsəs/ (say keruh tohsuhs) noun (plural keratoses /kɛrəˈtoʊsiz/ (say keruh tohseez)) a pathological but harmless condition of the skin characterised by a horny or scaly growth, as a wart. See seborrhoeic keratosis, solar keratosis.… …  

  • Keratosis — A localized overgrowth of the upper layer of skin. Common forms of keratosis include aging (senile keratosis) and sun exposure (actinic keratosis). * * * Any lesion on the epidermis marked by the presence of circumscribed overgrowths of the horny …   Medical dictionary

  • senile keratosis — solar keratosis actinic k …   Medical dictionary

  • keratosis — n. a horny overgrowth of the skin. Actinic (or solar) keratoses are red spots with a scaly surface, found in older fair skinned people who have been chronically overexposed to the sun. They may occasionally become malignant. Seborrhoeic keratoses …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Actinic keratosis — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Actinic keratosis ICD10 = ICD10|L|57|0|l|55 ICD9 = ICD9|702.0 Actinic keratosis (also called solar keratosis, or AK) is a premalignant condition of thick, scaly, or crusty patches of skin. It is more common in fair… …   Wikipedia

  • actinic keratosis — A precancerous condition of thick, scaly patches of skin. Also called solar keratosis and senile keratosis …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • senile keratosis — A precancerous condition of thick, scaly patches of skin. Also called solar keratosis and actinic keratosis …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Кератоз (Keratosis) — чрезмерное ороговение кожи. Старческий кератоз (actinic (или solar) keratoses) характеризуется появлением на поверхности кожи красных чешуйчатых пятен; особенно подвержены этому виду кератоза люди со светлой кожей (блондины), которые постоянно и… …   Медицинские термины

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