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Topical imiquimod, staged excisions reduce morbidity in lentigo melanoma

@article{Petrou2012TopicalIS,
  title={Topical imiquimod, staged excisions reduce morbidity in lentigo melanoma},
  author={M. Petrou},
  journal={Dermatology Times},
  year={2012}
}
  • M. Petrou
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Dermatology Times
  • The treatment of lentigo maligna (LM) with topical imiquimod 5 percent cream followed by conservative staged excisions can significantly reduce surgical morbidity and represents a solution for difficult-to-treat lesions, according to Glen Bowen, M.D., co-director, Multidisciplinary Melanoma Clinic, and associate professor, department of dermatology, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City. Dr. Bowen spoke at the 2011 International Melanoma Congress in… CONTINUE READING

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