chapter  5
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The skin and subcutaneous tissues

This is a simple pedunculated overgrowth of the skin that can occur anywhere. It has no potential for malignant change. No investigations are required.

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Seborrhoeic keratosis is the most common benign tumour in the skin of older individuals. There is a keratotic proliferation of epidermal cells. Some cases are inherited through an autosomal dominant mode of inheritance.