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Who is at generally risk for actinic keratosis?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
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In brief: H/o sunburns

Actinic keratoses are precancerous lesions caused by excessive sun exposure.
The more sunburns you've had, the more risk of developing ak's.

In brief: H/o sunburns

Actinic keratoses are precancerous lesions caused by excessive sun exposure.
The more sunburns you've had, the more risk of developing ak's.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine

In brief: Sun exposure

Anyone with sun exposure.

In brief: Sun exposure

Anyone with sun exposure.
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Dr. Steven Harris
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Fair, sun exposed

Anyone who is exposed to ultraviolet light (sun or tanning bed or welding torch) can get these pre-malignant spots, but they are more common in fair-completed people.

In brief: Fair, sun exposed

Anyone who is exposed to ultraviolet light (sun or tanning bed or welding torch) can get these pre-malignant spots, but they are more common in fair-completed people.
Dr. Steven Harris
Dr. Steven Harris
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