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The reasons for the appearance of brown spots in the leg?

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Dr. Susanne Gee
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple

Brown spots on the skin of the leg can develop from several sources.
The most common is a sun spot which originates from sun exposure. These are also called lentigos. You could also have a newly developed nevus or mole which can develop throughout your life and not be abnormal. Pre-cancers and cancers can appear as brown spots, as well, and should be evaluated by a skin doctor.

In brief: Multiple

Brown spots on the skin of the leg can develop from several sources.
The most common is a sun spot which originates from sun exposure. These are also called lentigos. You could also have a newly developed nevus or mole which can develop throughout your life and not be abnormal. Pre-cancers and cancers can appear as brown spots, as well, and should be evaluated by a skin doctor.
Dr. Susanne Gee
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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology

In brief: Many possible causes

Brown spot could be freckles , lentigines, nevi or many other possible causes .
[ including bruises , hyperpigmented or scarred areas] . It would be best to have the legs examined by a doctors to find out. Some of the brown spots may need medical treatment.

In brief: Many possible causes

Brown spot could be freckles , lentigines, nevi or many other possible causes .
[ including bruises , hyperpigmented or scarred areas] . It would be best to have the legs examined by a doctors to find out. Some of the brown spots may need medical treatment.
Dr. Thomas Wright
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