How are acral and actinic defined in benign skin lesion?

Updated: Jan 30, 2020
  • Author: Ginard I Henry, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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See the list below:

  • Acral - Related to the extremities and the more distal parts of the body

  • Actinic – Relating to biochemical changes in the skin produced by sunlight energy from both the visible and ultraviolet rays


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