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Hyperkeratosis: Hyperkeratosis is a thickening of the outer layer of the skin. This outer layer contains a tough, protective protein called keratin. This skin thickening is often part of the skin's normal protection against rubbing, pressure and other forms of local irritation. It causes calluses and corns on hands and feet. It can cause whitish areas inside the mouth. This process can also occur on the nipple. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be several: There are a few possibilities that usually are benign but always should be biopsied to be sure of diagnosis. Some hyperkeratosis squamous lesions include: molluscum contagiosum, plantar warts, seborrheic keratosis, actinic keratosis and squamous cell caricnoma to name a few. But again, they all should be monitored closely and biopsied at discretion of physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discuss with MD: Hyperkeratosis of the nipple and areola is a rare condition.Its characteristic properties are verrucous thickening and brownish discoloration of the nipples and areola. Usually seen in women in the second and third decade of life. The nipple is seldom affected alone.Lesions may become darker & more verrucous during pregnancy, making breast feeding impossible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had a vaginal biopsy that says "Squamous mucosa with hyperkeratosis & focal changes suggestive of but not diagnosic for HPV effect. Meaning?
Biopsy:Cervical squamous mucosa w/ reactive epithelial changes and hyperkeratosis.Endocerv. curetting:benign endocerv. tissue.Can you help understand?
Doctor Speak: There is nothing scary in those results. "Benign endocervical tissue" means there is normal, non-cancerous tissue from the endocervix. "Cervical Squamous mucosa" is simply normal skin from the outer cervix. "Reactive epithelial changes" mean that they see evidence of a reaction by the skin to irritation or injury. Hyperkeratosis is an increased amount of keratin in the skin. ...Read more
Stratified epithelium showing mild acanthosis, hyperkeratosis and mild papillomatosis. Cell shows moderate anisonucleosis. Am i having skin cancer?
Hi, My skin biopsy shows "hyperkeratosis and acanthosis of the epidermis and in dermis perivascular lymphocytic infitrate" will Ciclosporin help me?
My head is full of balls of sebum with huge deposits of it on the sides causing te hair loss and itching is it follicular hyperkeratosis cure?
Hair loss: Your condition can be due to follicular hyperkeratosis. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
Hi, Can you please tell me what this means? it is from a throat biopsy of a smoker
mild squamous dysplasia with hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis
Lichen simplex chronicus pathology was done in 2008 saying;biopsy of skin on chin show hyperkeratosis without fungal infestation, spongiotic changes of the epidermis and a superficial perivascular chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate composed of primari
This : This is very challenging without a clinical examination. This could be lichen simplex chronicus, prurigo nodularis, or other possibilities. Certainly i would get it looked at to be sure so i would recommend you see a dermatologist to further evaluate the area. There are many treatment options to helps these conditions. I hope that helps! ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed by my gynecologist with lichen sclerosis in the vagina and hyperkeratosis and benign HPV can u tell me if they will go away?
Likely to improve: Lichen sclerosus requires treatment with high dose steroids at first, and may require ongoing treatment to prevent scarring. Hyperkeratosis will also respond to steroids. Hpv changes often go away on their own. Actual warts, if small, may go away on their own, or may require specific treatments; they are caused by hpv. Sounds as if you had a biopsy--and you should ask the doctor if you have ?S. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hard palate on the roof of my mouth is white and some areas have a plaque like looking patch. biopsy result said hyperkeratosis, but other doctor s?
Question?: what, exactly are you asking? Please re-submit your question. ...Read more