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Lentigo

Medically Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on April 26, 2022

photo of lentigo on face

Lentigo. A lentigo is usually a flat brown patch of discoloration on the skin. They most often appear on areas of the body exposed to sun and develop as people get older. They are usually benign but can sometimes develop into a slow-growing form of skin cancer.

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