Treatment of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP) with the Q-switched ruby laser.

  title={Treatment of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP) with the Q-switched ruby laser.},
  author={Margarita S Lolis and Ellen S. Marmur},
  journal={Journal of cosmetic and laser therapy : official publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology},
  volume={10 2},
BACKGROUND Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP) is one clinical subtype of porokeratosis, a cutaneous disorder of keratinization. A variety of approaches may be used to treat DSAP. The ruby laser appears to be a promising option for DSAP treatment. Traditionally, the ruby laser is used to treat hair removal and lesions involving hyperpigmentation. Its use may be further applied to treat the hyperpigmented lesions of DSAP. OBJECTIVE This study examines the efficacy of the ruby… CONTINUE READING


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