Is a type of lesion or growth that appears on the skin. It's made of keratin, which is a protein that makes up the top layer of the skin. The growth may look like a cone or horn, and it can vary in size. The name comes from the growth sometimes resembling an animal's horn. The cutaneous horn appears as a funnel-shaped growth that extends from a red base on the skin. Lesions are typically dry, crusty, raised papules, usually occurring on un-feathered skin
This skin condition is more common in older adults, and both men and women can get it. Many cutaneous horns are benign or noncancerous, but they can also be precancerous or cancerous.
It can appear as a large bump, cone, spike, or horn. The growth may be the same color as the skin or it may be a different color.
Most cutaneous horns are curved, and the curvature can get worse as they grow. can also appear on any part of the body. Areas of the body that are exposed more to the sun may be more likely to hav…