Actinic keratosis

Known as: senile keratosis, SENILE SOLAR KERATOSIS, Keratosis, Actinic 
A precancerous lesion of the skin composed of atypical keratinocytes. It is characterized by the presence of thick, scaly patches of skin. Several… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Cutaneous beta human papillomavirus (HPV) types appear to be involved in the development of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The term actinic keratosis (AK) describes a sun-induced, clinical erythematous lesion covered with scale, but does not provide an… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND The accuracy of clinical diagnosis of nonpigmented, facial actinic keratosis (AK) is often suboptimal, even for… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
A systematic meta-analysis of observational studies of melanoma and family history, actinic damage and phenotypic factors was… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The immune system plays a critical role in the development and pathogenesis of actinic keratosis (AK). Imiquimod has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a promising new treatment modality for actinic keratoses. Methyl aminolevulinate (MAL… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Actinic keratosis (AK) is a very common condition, which has the potential of progressing to squamous cell carcinoma… (More)
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2003
2003
Actinic keratoses are a common problem in the population, and one of the most common conditions treated by dermatologists. Risk… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Actinic keratoses (AKs) are the most common premalignant tumors. Without treatment, a significant number of patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
SQUAMOUS cell carcinoma of the skin (SCC) can progress by stages: sun-damaged epidermis, with individual disordered keratin… (More)
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