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A 76-year-old man is seen in the office for a routine physical examination. He is healthy and has no complaints about his
health, takes no medications, and does not smoke or drink alcohol. Until he retired 5 years ago, he was a farmer. On physical examination, several darkly pigmented lesions are noted on his trunk, as shown.

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Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

(A) Basal cell carcinoma
(B) Malignant melanoma
(C) Seborrheic keratoses
(D) Squamous cell carcinoma
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Malignant melanoma
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(C) Seborrheic keratoses
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Seborrheic keratoses are noncancerous (benign) skin growths that some people develop as they age. They often appear on the back or chest, but can occur on any part of the body. Seborrheic keratoses grow slowly, in groups or singly. Most people will develop at least one seborrheic keratosis during their lifetime. 1
The appearance of seborrheic keratoses can vary widely. They may be light tan to brown or black. The most common texture is rough, with a bumpy, grainy surface that crumbles easily. 2 However, they also may be smooth and waxy. They usually look like they've been stuck onto the skin. While some are tiny, others grow larger than 3 cm in diameter. 2
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A 76-year-old man is seen in the office for a routine physical examination. He is healthy and has no complaints about his
health, takes no medications, and does not smoke or drink alcohol. Until he retired 5 years ago, he was a farmer. On physical examination, several darkly pigmented lesions are noted on his trunk, as shown.

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Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

(A) Basal cell carcinoma
(B) Malignant melanoma
(C) Seborrheic keratoses
(D) Squamous cell carcinoma
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I go with C
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i will go with c
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Default Seborrheic keratosis

I go for C. It's Seborrrheic Keratosis and no other. With proper diagnosis and proper management he will get by.

My dad has this condition and I bought him an excellent cream (SR LOTION) at srlotion.com. Now, it's almost gone. Thank God.
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Default BEST DERM source for the BOARDS

Hey guys, Checkout the book "Dermatology for the USMLE" in Amazon.

Cover all derm topics for the boards, excellent source to score high. It has HIGH quality pics for every disease you may encounter in the USMLE's.

Bought it in amazon 5 months ago, it is awesome. A must have...
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Looks like C. Location is not very sun exposed
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looks like c
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it must be C
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i think it must be Seborrheic keratoses
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