"Keratosis, Actinic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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White or pink lesions on the arms, hands, face, or scalp that arise from sun-induced DNA DAMAGE to KERATINOCYTES in exposed areas. They are considered precursor lesions to superficial SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Keratosis, Actinic" by people in Profiles.
Mulvaney PM, Piris A, Besaw RJ, Schmults CD. Diagnostic Biopsy via In-Office Frozen Sections for Clinical Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer. Dermatol Surg. 2021 02 01; 47(2):194-199.