|Acrochordon Skin Tags|
Skin tags have the same prevalence in men and women, found mainly in the fat and an increase in pregnant women. At first arose at the age of 10-50 years and the increase in the fifth decade and about 95% was found in the age of 70s. Predilection is found in the neck (35%), axillary (48%), eyelid, and other skin folds such as the groin and breasts.
These lesions have been observed to follow warts, seborrheic keratoses, and inflammatory skin conditions. Usually in the form of soft fleshy papules, although not always pedunculated, solitary or multiple lesions are found, or some may vary in diameter 1-6 mm with hyperpigmentation.
The cause of skin tags is still debated, may be associated with non-specific inflammation of the skin. There is also the idea that the skin tag is a common effect of aging skin with a range of factors, among facilitate growth hormone imbalances such skin tags on the increase of estrogen and progesterone during pregnancy, increase growth hormone and acromegaly.