Stucco Keratosis Workup

Updated: May 17, 2017
  • Author: Katherine H Fiala, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Workup

Approach Considerations

No laboratory or imaging studies are required in stucco keratosis. If the diagnosis is in question, then a shave biopsy can be performed to confirm the diagnosis.

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Histologic Findings

A church spire–like epidermal hyperplasia similar to that in hyperkeratotic seborrheic keratosis is seen, as in the image below.

Photomicrograph of characteristic church spires of Photomicrograph of characteristic church spires of stucco keratosis.
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