Facial keratoacanthoma.

  • H C Patterson
  • Published 1983 in
    Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official…
The keratoacanthoma is a common tumor of hair follicle origin that appears predominantly on sun-exposed skin of elderly persons. Approximately 80% of the tumors arise on the face. It is characterized by the rapid growth of a painless, dome-shaped, 10 to 25 mm solitary lesion with a central keratinous plug that undergoes spontaneous involution over 6 to 12… CONTINUE READING