Dermabrasion for Prophylaxis and Treatment of Actinic Keratoses

@article{Coleman1996DermabrasionFP,
  title={Dermabrasion for Prophylaxis and Treatment of Actinic Keratoses},
  author={William P. Coleman and J. Michael Yarborough and Stephen H Mandy},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={22},
  pages={17–21}
}
background After dermabrasion, patients with actinic keratoses remain free of new lesions for many years. This clinical effect has been alluded to for 40 years in the dermatologic literature. However, there has been no consensus on how long this clinical benefit actually lasts. objective To ascertain the longevity of the beneficial effect of dermabrasion, clinical records of patients who underwent this procedure for treatment of actinic keratosis were reviewed. METHOD. Retrospective review… 
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