Cutaneous horn

cutaneous hornCutaneous horn - a rare disease, which is a thick outer ledge on the skin. Cutaneous horn occur mainly on the face, head, lips at the unchanged skin or, more often, on the background of dermatoses: senile keratitis, warts, eritematoso and other Famous cases of multiple cutaneous horns, but more often it is a single education from 0.5 to 3 and in height, various forms and colors from yellow to black (Fig). Sometimes it is possible malignant regeneration.
Treatment: surgical excision. Cm. also Hyperkeratosis.