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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): References

…rs Topical Tretinoin Chemoprevention Trial, Cancer, 115:2523-2530. Jorizzo JL (2005) Current and novel treatment options for actinic keratosis, J Cut Med Surg, 8:13-21. Lehmann P (2007) Methyl aminolaevulinate-photodynamic therapy: a review of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…ce immunosuppressed patients often cannot be cured of their warts, special care must be paid to the association of warts and squamous cell carcinoma. The progression of warts to cancer appears to be accelerated. Sun exposure is an important cofactor…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Key Points

…-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) over a lifetime. Therapy is determined by anatomic location and number of lesions. Introduction Actinic keratoses (AKs) typically present as scaly, erythematous papules or plaques on sun-exposed areas, and are the most…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Initial Evaluation

…erous actinic keratoses on sun-damaged skin are characterized by ill-defined hyperkeratotic erythematous papules or plaques. Actinic keratoses are commonly very thin and may lack erythema, and are best discerned clinically by palpation rather than…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Clinical Cases

…erythema; here no induration or scale present Photoprotection counseling Follow-up for skin exam in 6 months Case 2 Multiple actinic keratoses 83-year-old woman presents for follow-up of actinic keratoses; her lesions have been previously treated…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

cellulitis of the scalp (also known as the follicular occlusion tetrad). Lesions of HS must be monitored for development of squamous cell carcinoma. Progression is often relentless and defies medical management. Early surgery for local and…