Sunday, December 25, 2011

Skin Lesions Types Causes Treatments

Lesion word is originally from "Latin Language".

It means injury or any abnormal tissue in the body.

Skin Lesions Types -
There are main 3 - cysts, moles or even warts The reasons for their manifestation are varied including autoimmune processes, Neoplasm, infection as well as trauma.

Seborrheic keratosis is a type of skin lesion quite itchy, itchiness is found to increase with age that looks dangerous albeit being benign.

They may occur in various sizes and types.

Most of them arise from the epidermis or uppermost layer of skin and do not go too deep into the skin like warts, which are caused by Human papilloma viruses.

Keratoacanthoma is another type that is benign and self-limiting.

Found on exposed skin, generally on the hands and face with size up to 3 cm in diameter.

It can be treated by excision biopsy but at times may need radiation therapy for complete cure.

Surgery is the most common method of removal. Warts can be removed by freezing them off using liquid gas.

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