Actinic keratosis: Precancer, squamous cell carcinoma, or marker of field cancerization?

J. A. Deltondo, Klaus Helm

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Abstract

The early detection, recognition, and progression of the actinic keratosis (AK) and its relationship with squamous cell carcinoma have long been an area of debate. Recent advancements in medicine have examined the role of field cancerization in a variety of tumors. The role of AK as a marker for field cancerization will be here discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)441-444
Number of pages4
JournalGiornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia
Volume144
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

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Actinic Keratosis
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Medicine
Neoplasms

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  • Dermatology

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Actinic keratosis : Precancer, squamous cell carcinoma, or marker of field cancerization? / Deltondo, J. A.; Helm, Klaus.

In: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia, Vol. 144, No. 4, 01.01.2009, p. 441-444.

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