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What color are disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis lesions?

Dorette Welk
Nursing
At first, disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP) lesions are faint in color. But over time they may become reddish, purplish, pink, or brown. They may also seem to change colors depending on the heat -- they may become red when you are sitting in a hot bath or in the sun. DSAP lesions might even look like a series of red bug bites.

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