facebook
The Esthetic Clinics
     

Call Us: +91-9004671379

Seborrheic Keratoses

What is Seborrheic Keratoses?

Seborrheic keratoses are thickened areas of skin seen in adults.

Seborrheic Keratoses Skin

Who’s at risk?
Although they can occur anytime after puberty, almost every elderly human has these and they increase in number with age. Some families have an inherited tendency to grow multiple lesions. Dark-skinned people are less affected a variant seen in blacks is called dermatosis papulosa nigra.

What are the signs and symptoms?
They start as light brown to skin-colored, flat areas, which are round to oval and of varying size (usually less than a half inch, but sometimes much larger). As they grow thicker they may become dark brown to almost black with a “stuck on” appearance. They don’t occur on palms, soles, and mucous membranes (eg, in the mouth or rectum). They do not go away. They do not turn into cancers.

What is the treatment?
No treatment is needed unless there is irritation from friction or for cosmetic reasons. Removal can be accomplished with freezing (cryosurgery), scraping (curettage), burning (electrocautery),lasers, or with acids.

_______________________________________________________________________________________

About Dr. Rinky Kapoor

Dr. Rinky Kapoor- Best Dermatologists in Mumbai, India

Dr. Rinky Kapoor, Co-founder of The Esthetic Clinic, is one of the best dermatologists in the world & currently practices in Mumbai, India. Dr. Rinky Kapoor is a Consultant Cosmetic Dermatologist, Cosmetologist & Trichologist at S L Raheja Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, India. Dr. Kapoor is trained at the National Skin Centre, Singapore & at Stanford University, USA. A celebrity skin doctor, Dr. Rinky Kapoor has won many honors such as “Best Dermatologist Mumbai”, “Top 10 Cosmetologist India”, etc for her evidence based expert dermatology care, affordable & reliable skin care, hair care & nail care …Read more

E: drrinkykapoor@gmail.com | M: +91 9004671379

      

Make an Appointment


Type Code* captcha

OUR LOCATION

SAIFEE HOSPITAL
No. 15/17, Maharshi Karve Road, Opp. Charni Road Railway Station, Mumbai - 400004, Maharashtra, India
BREACH CANDY HOSPITAL
60 A, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai - 400026, Maharashtra, India
FORTIS HOSPITAL
S. L. Raheja Hospital, Raheja Rugnalaya Marg, Mahim (West), Mumbai - 400016, Maharashtra, India
APOLLO SPECTRA HOSPITAL
T. S. No. 653/7. Plot No. 2B/W, Off Sion-Trombay Road, Deonar, Chembur, Mumbai - 400088, Maharashtra, India
Balabhai Nanavati Hospital
Swami Vivekanand Road,Vile Parle West,, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400056
THE ESTHETIC CLINIC
Shraddha Bldg No. 3, Thakur Complex, Kandivali (E), Mumbai - 400101, Maharashtra, India