Swiss clinical practice guidelines on field cancerization of the skin.

@article{Hofbauer2014SwissCP,
  title={Swiss clinical practice guidelines on field cancerization of the skin.},
  author={G{\"u}nther F. L. Hofbauer and Mark Anliker and W. -H. Boehncke and Christoph Brand and R Braun and Olivier Gaide and Juerg Hafner and Robert Emil Hunger and Peter Itin and Gina Kaeuper and Stephan Lautenschlager and Carlo Mainetti and M. Streit},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  year={2014},
  volume={144},
  pages={w14026}
}
Actinic keratosis (AK) affects millions of people worldwide, and its prevalence continues to increase. AK lesions are caused by chronic ultraviolet radiation exposure, and the presence of two or more AK lesions along with photodamage should raise the consideration of a diagnosis of field cancerization. Effective treatment of individual lesions as well as field cancerization is essential for good long-term outcomes. The Swiss Registry of Actinic Keratosis Treatment (REAKT) Working Group has… CONTINUE READING

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