Key Points

• The most important reason to be able to recognize benign skin growths is to differentiate them from skin cancers.

• Seborrheic keratoses, epidermal cysts, and dermatofibromas can be surgically excised if they are suspicious for cancer or causing symptoms.

• Pyogenic granulomas bleed easily and should be excised and sent for pathology to rule out amelanotic melanoma.

• Seborrheic keratoses and dermatofibromas have characteristic patterns with dermoscopy that can help guide the need for a biopsy.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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