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Five-year follow-up of a randomized, prospective trial of topical methyl aminolevulinate photodynamic therapy vs surgery for nodular basal cell carcinoma.
OBJECTIVE To compare 5-year lesion recurrence rates in primary nodular basal cell carcinoma treated with topical methyl aminolevulinate photodynamic therapy (PDT) or simple excision surgery. DESIGNExpand
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Guideline for the diagnosis and management of vitiligo
This detailed and user‐friendly guideline for the diagnosis and management of vitiligo in children and adults aims to give high quality clinical advice, based on the best available evidence andExpand
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British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for biologic interventions for psoriasis 2009
St John’s Institute of Dermatology, King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London SE1 9RT U.K. *Department of Dermatology, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport NP20 2UB, U.K.Expand
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Erythropoietic protoporphyria in the U.K.: clinical features and effect on quality of life
Background  Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) is a rare inherited photodermatosis that causes lifelong painful photosensitivity. Neither its full clinical spectrum nor its impact on quality of lifeExpand
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Liver disease in erythropoietic protoporphyria: insights and implications for management
The porphyrias are a group of disorders caused by defects in haem biosynthesis (fig 1). Of the seven main types of porphyria recognised, two are characterised by associated liver disease (table 1).Expand
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Molluscum contagiosum virus infection.
Molluscum contagiosum virus is an important human skin pathogen: it can cause disfigurement and suffering in children, in adults it is less common and often sexually transmitted. Extensive andExpand
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Guidelines for prescribing azathioprine in dermatology
Azathioprine has been available as an immunosuppressive agent for over 40 years, and current routine usage in dermatology is not restricted to licensed indications. Advances in understanding theExpand
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Bowen’s disease, solar keratoses and superficial basal cell carcinomas treated by photodynamic therapy using a large‐field incoherent light source
Background  Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has not yet been demonstrated to be superior to conventional treatment in the treatment of superficial skin cancers and premalignant skin conditions. AExpand
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Guidelines for topical PUVA: a report of a workshop of the British Photodermatology Group
Psoralen photochemotherapy [psoralen ultraviolet A (PUVA)] plays an important part in dermatological therapeutics, being an effective and generally safe treatment for psoriasis and other dermatoses.Expand
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British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the safe and effective prescribing of azathioprine 2011
Department of Dermatology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, U.K. *Department of Dermatology, Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport, Gwent NP20 2UB,Expand
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