1 Department of Medicine, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Seborrheic Keratosis (SK) is a common, benign epidermal tumor as observed by dermatologists. Removal is rarely indicated, and usually requested by patients for cosmetic preference. The most common method of removal is cryotherapy, but other topical treatments exist. Topical Hydrogen Peroxide has been recognized as an effective topical treatment. Safety concerns and maximum efficiency of peroxides have been a topic of study in a variety of dermatological conditions. This article aims to review the chemical composition of hydrogen peroxide (H202) in treating SK, methods to increase its effectiveness as a topical dermatological product, and explore the promising new FDA approved treatment.
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