By Gary M. White, MD


Actinic keratoses, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma , and melanoma--the usual suspects from chronic sun exposure.


Acne of the Forehead


En Coup De Sabre


Subgaleal Lipoma. The subgaleal lipoma is a lipoma that lies between the galea and periosteum of the frontal bone.
Subgaleal Lipoma


Flat Warts
Flat Warts

Red, Scaly

Psoriasis may occasionally extend onto the forehead from the scalp.
Psoriasis of the Scalp and Forehead

Vascular, Infants

Salmon Patch
Salmon Patch

Sinus Pericranii


Frown Lines. The horizontal creases normally found on the forehead appear to be caused by the trabeculae of the retinacula cutis which at the frown lines are broader, shorter, and contain striated muscle [AD 1989;125;1090 (CP)].


Solar Elastosis
Solar Elastosis


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