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What is the definition or description of: seborrheic keratosis?

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Dr. Linda Spencer
35 years experience in Dermatology
Brown warty bumps: Common harmless growths that can appear anywhere on the skin, primarily in older adults. Usually a tan to dark brown color with a warty surface, may be small to very large, sometimes itch, but are generally of only cosmetic concern and are not contagious.
Answered on Nov 30, 2017
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