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Actinic Keratosis Content

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Hannah J. Anderson, MD, Barbara B. Wilson, MD, Richard H. Flowers, MD, Amor Khachemoune, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Section Editor
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 numerous overlying minute superficial pustules.
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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 and actinic keratoses.
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Results of a recent study showed ingenol mebutate was effective for treating larger fields of actinic keratoses areas on the face, scalp, and chest.

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Researchers investigated whether a topical DNA repair enzyme lip balm containing T4 endonuclease effectively treated actinic cheilitis.
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Findings from a recent study show machine-learning algorithms outperformed human readers, suggesting their potential role in clinical practice.
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A pilot study investigated whether adding a second treatment of daylight-photodynamic therapy (DL-PDT) combined with methyl aminolaevulinate (MAL) improved actinic keratoses (AKs) on the face and scalp.
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A recent study showed diet impacts skin healing following photodynamic therapy among patients with actinic keratosis.
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Researchers sought to validate the actinic keratosis area and severity index while assessing the safety and efficacy of daylight photodynamic therapy, as well as patient satisfaction.
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Results from a recent study highlight the prevalence of actinic keratoses and non-melanoma skin cancer among elderly patients, which suggests a need for more screening among nursing home residents.
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