What is Keratoacanthoma?

Keratoacanthoma (KA) is a common low-grade skin tumour that is believed to originate from the neck of the hair follicle.

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hi can i attach a photo for you to tell me what u think this is?
can you tell me if this is lip cancer and what type of cancer it is.i have had it...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for writing to us.
From the pictures I can see ulceration and crusting over lower lip with an overlying protruding structure.
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Is mupirocin ointment USP. 20% an appropriate treatment for kerato acanthoma?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Mupirocin ointment is not the correct treatment

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I can understand your concern....

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My husband has had small facial papules for many years, some with a small indentation; now much more numerous, forehead & cheeks. Is it possible...

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Thank for asking to HCM
I really appreciate your concern for your husband he has this problem since many years as you said here so this could be...

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