Age spots are seen in older adults and are associated with actnic damage.

Synonym: solar lentigo, sun spots, liver spots (previously thought due to liver problems)


Clinical features:

(1) skin lesions in sun-exposed skin (face, neck, hands, shoulders, other)

(2) lesions are flat and pigmented

(3) lesions are irregular in size, shape and distribution


The diagnosis requires exclusion of other skin pigmentations.

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