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Actinic Keratosis

Actinic Keratosis

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Research in Review
Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas (BCC and SCC, respectively) are the two most common forms, accounting for about 96% of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC). Dermatologists now have a variety of approaches that can be utilized for diagnosis, including optical coherence tomography (OCT), dermoscopy and biopsy, which remains the gold standard.
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A recent study assessed the real-world safety and effectiveness of field- and lesion-directed treatments for actinic keratoses.
Derm Dx
In case two, a 62-year-old man was prescribed ingenol mebutate 0.015% for actinic keratoses on the temples, cheeks, nose, and helices. On day three of treatment, he presented with brightly erythematous patches on the malar cheeks and nose with
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Findings from a recent study showed using ablative fractional lasers may improve the efficacy of photodynamic therapy for the treatment of actinic keratoses.
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Findings from a cross-sectional study support the use of sun protective measures among outdoor workers, as work-related UV exposure was associated with an increased occurrence of both facial wrinkles
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