Seborrheic keratosis and actinic keratosis are two different types of skin lesions that share many of the same qualities. The team at The Dermatology Center can help you get to the bottom of your issue and find the relief you deserve.
Where Do Skin Lesions Form?
Seborrheic keratosis is a type of non-cancerous skin lesion that tends to develop on the skin of older individuals. These lesions can show up just about anywhere on the body, and are most commonly seen on the chest, head, back, and neck.
The development of actinic keratosis or actinic keratosis can take place for a variety of reasons. In most cases, actinic keratosis is caused by frequent exposure to the sun’s harmful UV rays. These lesions are typically seen in areas that get exposed to the sun’s light most frequently. The areas that most commonly develop actinic keratosis include: