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Biomedicines 2018, 6(1), 8; https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines6010008

Actinic Keratosis and Non-Invasive Diagnostic Techniques: An Update

Clinica Dermatologica, Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo 70, 41124 Modena, Italy
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Received: 30 October 2017 / Revised: 26 November 2017 / Accepted: 19 December 2017 / Published: 8 January 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Photodynamic Therapy in Cancer)
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Abstract

Actinic keratosis represents the earliest manifestation of non-melanoma skin cancer. Because of their risk of progression to invasive squamous cell carcinoma, an earlier diagnosis and treatment are mandatory. Their diagnosis sometimes could represent a challenge even for expert dermatologists. Dermoscopy, confocal laser microscopy and optical coherence tomography could help clinicians in diagnosis. View Full-Text
Keywords: actinic keratosis; dermoscopy; confocal laser microscopy; optical coherence tomography actinic keratosis; dermoscopy; confocal laser microscopy; optical coherence tomography
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Casari, A.; Chester, J.; Pellacani, G. Actinic Keratosis and Non-Invasive Diagnostic Techniques: An Update. Biomedicines 2018, 6, 8.

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