Actinic Keratosis: Current Therapies and Insights into new Treatments

Hashim, P.W..; Chen, T.; Rigel, D.; Bhatia, N.; Kircik, L.H..

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Jdd 18(5): S161-166.

2019


ISSN/ISBN: 1545-9616
PMID: 31141862
Document Number: 17897
Actinic keratosis (AK) develops on chronically sun-exposed skin and constitutes one of the most common diseases managed by dermatologists. The incidence of AKs continues to rise among aging as well as younger sun damaged populations worldwide, underscoring the importance of effective therapy options. Various treatments are available, including light-based therapies, topical therapies, and destructive therapies. Herein, we review the current management options for AKs and discuss emerging therapeutic agents.

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Actinic Keratosis: Current Therapies and Insights into new Treatments