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Medical Term:

seborrheic keratosis


Definition: superficial, benign, verrucous, often pigmented, greasy lesions consisting of proliferating epidermal cells, resembling basal cells, enclosing horn cysts; they usually occur after the third decade.

Synonym(s): basal cell papilloma, seborrheic verruca

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