One of the most common non-cancerous skin growths in older adults. A seborrhoeic keratosis is usually appears as a brown, black or light tan growth on the face, chest, shoulder or back. The growth has a waxy, scaly, slightly elevated appearance. These usually start to appear from the age of 40. These can be hereditary. These are made up of a build up normal skin cells.
They are harmless
They are not cancerous
They do not develop into cancers
They are not infectious
They are not transmitted from on person to another