What is the clinical sequence of keratoacanthoma (KA)?

Updated: Jan 30, 2020
  • Author: Ginard I Henry, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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A predictable clinical sequence occurs, which consists first of the development of a spontaneous nodule that is red to flesh colored. The nodule undergoes an impressive growth phase over a few weeks, forming a large crater-like nodule. Over the next few months, the tumor may slowly resolve.


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