Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)

About- Actinic keratosis also known as solar keratosis is a pre-cancerous patch of thick, scaly, or crusty skin caused by damage from years of sun exposure.

Actinic keratosis is found primarily on skin that is exposed to the sun, such as the face, forearms, lips, ears, hands, scalp, neck, and lower leg.
The patches can be:
 Red, pink, brown or skin-colored 
Rough, dry, or scaly
A hard, wart-like surface
Itchy skin

Frequent or intense exposure to UV rays

If left untreated, some of these spots may progress to squamous cell carcinoma

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