Andrea Maderal, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

Andrea Maderal

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Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis, Sun Spots)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Sun exposure in past Older age of patient Geographical location of patient (higher areas of ultraviolet (UV) index are associated with higher risk Immunosuppressed state Certain genetic disorders (e.g., xeroderma pigmentosum, albinism) Characteristic findings on physical examination The lesions typically…

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