of the skin caused by the exhibition to the precancerous sun.
It appears specially in the zones exposed to the sun in the head, arms and hands, in adults.
The individual queratosis disappears with treatment,
they can appear new injuries.
If one neglects, the
queratosis can lead to the skin
Damages in the skin (precocious aging)
of skin (including melanoma malignant, carcinoma of the basal cells and carcinoma of escamosas cells.
Diagnosis and treatment.
File and physical examination by
In doubtful cases, it takes from
sample for its microscopic examination (normally all the
for it is extirpated)
Surgical (burned exéresis or of the
After the diagnosis:
Diminish the exhibitions to the sun.
for revisions every 6 months, to make sure the precocious detection and the treatment of the skin cancers.
nitrogen to congeal the affected zone.
Applications of fluorocil - 5 to the affected zones. They can cause an annoying inflammation,
they are very effective.
To, still in experimental
There are no restrictions (it sees the prevention)
There is no
Protéjase of the direct exhibition to the sun.
When it is outdoors, it wears to hat and protective clothings.
Use lotions and creams with
protective factor of 15 or more.
Signs and symptoms.
Reddish escamosas spots parduzcas or in the exposed zones of the skin. The spots are painless.
Factors of risk.
Works outdoors like those of the field or in height.
The snow increases the risk, when reflecting the ultra -
Exhibition prolonged to rays of the sun (in concrete to ultra -
rayses, more intense in the heights)