An acrochordon is a small benign tumor that forms primarily in areas where the
skin forms ... It is believed that skin tags occur from skin rubbing up against skin,
since they are so often found in ...
Read about causes, removal, and treatment of skin tags (acrochordons), benign
growths thought to be caused by skin friction. Plus, see a picture of a skin tag.
Jun 18, 2015 ... About one in four people will grow skin tags at some point, and it's especially
common after the age of 50 to start seeing more of them.
The tag sticks out of the skin and may have a short, narrow stalk connecting it to
the surface of the skin. Some skin tags are as long as a half an inch. Most skin ...
Aug 14, 2015 ... Read about skin tags, a benign outpouching of skin that appears on the
underarms, neck, upper chest, groin, and under the breasts. Surgical ...
Jan 29, 2014 ... The common skin growth called a skin tag, or acrochordon, usually develops in
folds of skin and causes little to no harm. Still, these growths ...
Feb 25, 2016 ... Skin tags are harmless growths that often develop in folds of the skin. Learn
about skin tag causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
... and Skin, Benign Skin Lesions. Interestingly, skin tags have been used for
reconstruction of the ear and of the nose, particularly for distal nasal
Usually, skin tags cause no trouble, but they may be unattractive, and clothing or
nearby skin may rub and irritate them so that they bleed or hurt. A doctor can ...
Synonyms: acrochordon, soft fibromas, fibroepithelial polyps, fibroma pendulans
Skin tags are small, often pedunculated, skin-coloured or brown papules...