hyperkeratosis

Hyperkeratotic Seborrheic Keratosis

March 21, 2012

Keratosis is a group of medical conditions that affect the skin. There are many types of keratosis but the type that will be discussed here is known as hyperkeratotic seborrheic keratosis. This condition has several other names including: keratosis Alba, stucco keratosis, digitate seborrheic keratosis, verrucous seborrheic keratosis, and serrated seborrheic keratosis. The condition causes [...]

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Frictional Keratosis

October 26, 2011

Frictional keratosisĀ is a skin growth that can result from mild mechanical trauma or irritation of the skin. It could also arise from excess deposit of keratin due to a process called hyperkeratinization. This condition derives its name from the act of friction (another object constantly rubbing itself against the skin) and this may lead to [...]

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Keratosis Information

October 5, 2011

Keratosis is a skin condition in which keratin grows on the skin. There are various kinds of keratosis including actinic keratosis which is mainly caused by excessive exposure to the ultraviolet light. It is characterized by thick or scaly patches or bumps on the skin. The affected part of the body is usually rough and [...]

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Actinic & Seborrheic Keratosis Treatments

September 1, 2011

Hyperkeratinization of skin is the main source of keratosis. Keratin is the main component of human hair and fingernail and toenails. When it is produced excessively, skin problems like keratosis can occur. Distinctive types have different symptoms and corresponding treatment. Actinic keratosis is also known as solar or senile keratosis. AK is said to be [...]

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