(See also Viral Skin Diseases: Warts; see Genital Warts on see Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs): Genital Warts)
Most skin tumors are benign. However, because skin cancers must be treated early, proper diagnosis of unusual skin growths should always be made definitively and without undue delay.
Last full review/revision September 2008 by Daniel W. Collison, MD
Content last modified February 2012