Freckles and Sunspots

What is a freckle and what is a sunspot? A freckle, medically known as an ephelis, is a normal skin finding, present from childhood, with no risk of malignant degeneration. It is a hyperpigmented macule (flat lesion) that occurs in sun-exposed skin and darkens with exposure to ultraviolet radiation. The cause is an increase in… Read More