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Seborrheic keratosis
...It could be an actinic keratosis, which can progress to a type of skin cancer...

Actinic keratosis
...An actinic keratosis (ak-ti-nik ker-ah-TOE-sis), or AK, is a rough, dry, scaly patch or growth that forms on the skin...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
...Your dermatologist may prescribe imiquimod to treat: Actinic keratosis (AK)...

Squamous cell carcinoma
...   SCC can begin in a pre-cancerous growth Some SCCs begin in a pre-cancerous growth called an actinic keratosis (ak-ti-nik ker-ah-TOE-sis), or AK...