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Actinic Keratosis:1 of 14
Subtle early AK. Some of these cannot be seen but the skin feels rough to the touch
Actinic Keratosis:2 of 14
Diffuse sundamag ewith variable skin colour changes reflecting sun damage. The skin is brown red and white and normal colour. These changes are very common in older fair skinned women who have had a lot of unprotected sun exposure.
Actinic Keratosis:3 of 14
Thick scaly patches. Variable pigment care need to be taken not to miss a squamous cell cancer.
Actinic Keratosis:4 of 14
Same as 2.
Actinic Keratosis:5 of 14
Actinic Keratosis:6 of 14
Same as 3.
Actinic Keratosis:7 of 14
Same as 3.
Actinic Keratosis:8 of 14
Extensive thick keratotic scaly patches. Bald scalp commonly involved emphasizing the importance of wearing hats and usuing screen golfers and sailors need to take particular care.
Actinic Keratosis:9 of 14
Note the diffused sun damage and there are hot spots of AK.
Actinic Keratosis:10 of 14
Backs of hands commonly involved.
Actinic Keratosis:11 of 14
Thick build up of keratin scale that grows outwards. There is no downward invasion into the dermis. Thicker lesions need to be carefully evaluated to be sure that skin cancer is not present.
Actinic Keratosis:12 of 14
Extensive sun damage and AK.
Actinic Keratosis:13 of 14
Ealy AK lesions.
Actinic Keratosis:14 of 14
Variable pigment changes from sun exposure. Hyperkeratotic scale of AK.
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