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Actinic Keratosis

White or pink lesions on the arms, hands, face, or scalp that arise from sun-induced DNA DAMAGE to KERATINOCYTES in exposed areas. They are considered precursor lesions to superficial SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA.
Also Known As:
Keratosis, Actinic; Actinic Keratoses; Keratoses, Actinic
Networked: 1203 relevant articles (194 outcomes, 203 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Basal Cell Carcinoma (Rodent Ulcer)
2. Bowen's Disease (Disease, Bowen)
3. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Epidermoid Carcinoma)
4. Skin Neoplasms (Skin Cancer)
5. Warts (Wart)

Experts

1. Stockfleth, E: 28 articles (09/2015 - 01/2001)
2. Stockfleth, Eggert: 17 articles (11/2015 - 11/2002)
3. Szeimies, Rolf-Markus: 15 articles (12/2015 - 10/2004)
4. Berman, Brian: 14 articles (12/2015 - 05/2004)
5. Wulf, H C: 14 articles (11/2015 - 04/2008)
6. Szeimies, R-M: 14 articles (07/2015 - 06/2003)
7. Morton, C A: 11 articles (09/2015 - 08/2001)
8. Ulrich, C: 11 articles (01/2013 - 01/2002)
9. Gupta, Aditya K: 10 articles (05/2013 - 08/2002)
10. Dirschka, T: 9 articles (09/2015 - 03/2010)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Actinic Keratosis:
1. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)IBA
2. imiquimod (Aldara)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Fluorouracil (Carac)FDA LinkGeneric
4. ingenolIBA
5. CosmeticsIBA
6. Diclofenac (SR 38)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Aminolevulinic Acid (Levulan)FDA Link
8. methyl 5-aminolevulinateIBA
9. RetinoidsIBA
10. Actinic cheilitisIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
2. Cryosurgery
3. Lasers (Laser)
4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
5. Dye Lasers