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Current and emerging treatment strategies for the treatment of actinic keratosis

Authors Berlin JM

Published 17 September 2010 Volume 2010:3 Pages 119—126


Review by Single anonymous peer review

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Joshua M Berlin
Dermatology Associates, PA, of the Palm Beaches, Boynton Beach, FL, USA

Abstract: Actinic keratoses are encountered by physicians worldwide on a daily basis. As these precancerous lesions can transform to skin carcinomas, it is important to understand the many available options to use as treatment. In recent years, new therapeutic options have emerged to treat this common condition. These treatments as well as a review of the literature of conventional therapies will be discussed.

Keywords: actinic keratoses, squamous cell carcinoma, 5-fluorouracil

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