How are benign skin lesions characterized?

Updated: Jan 30, 2020
  • Author: Ginard I Henry, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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The following 3 general types of characteristics must been considered when defining a benign lesion:

  • Characteristics outside of the lesion

  • Physical characteristics of the lesion

  • Histologic characteristics of the lesion

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