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Image Number 1978 (Actinic keratoses)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Actinic keratoses

Site: Cheek

Sex: M

Age: 70

Type:

Description: Multiple, scaly patches

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Elderly, sun damaged skin displaying multiple AKs in the same field. Some might call this proliferating AKs. in any event, this requires field therapy (5FU, imiquimod, diclofenac), rather than cryosurgery to clear the involved region.



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