solar lentigo

solar lentigo
a benign, discrete, hyperpigmented macule on chronically sun-exposed skin such as the backs of the hands or the forehead, usually seen in elderly, light-skinned adults. Called also age spot, liver spot, senile l., and l. senilis.

Solar lentigines.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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