Quelitis

La quelitis actínica es producto de la exposición crónica y excesiva a la radiación ultravioleta de la luz solar, y causa una decoloración y un engrosamiento blancuzco en el borde entre el labio y la piel. También ocasiona la pérdida de la demarcación normal entre la parte roja del labio y la piel circundante. Esta es una condición premaligna que puede resultar en un cáncer de células escamosas de la piel.Quelitis

Revision

Last reviewed 7/26/2011 by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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