keratosis

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keratosis

[‚ker·ə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Any disease of the skin characterized by an overgrowth of the cornified epithelium.
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Lesions clinically atypical for actinic keratosis or suspicious for malignancy should be biopsied to determine appropriate treatment.
A pilot Phase II clinical study in actinic keratosis, a dermatologic condition affecting 15 million people in the United States, is now underway using fluasterone in a topical form.
Potent inhibition of the growth of human keratinocytes and several melanoma cell lines in vitro suggests the potential clinical activity for actinic keratosis and dermatologic malignancies.
Unlike other topicals for actinic keratosis that must be applied over the course of weeks, the gel is applied for 2 or 3 days, with the side effects lasting much of that time.
The innovative combination of both, drug (AmeluzA) and lamp (BF-RhodoLEDA) for the treatment of actinic keratosis has already generated great interest with office based dermatologists throughout the country.
About Seborrheic Keratosis and Actinic Keratosis Seborrheic keratosis (SK) is a very common, benign skin lesion that commonly appears during adult life.
Results of long-term clearance rates of actinic keratosis (AK) lesions after treatment with ingenol mebutate gel are today published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Dermatology [sup.
It is expected, through this project, that the organizations will be able to develop understanding of conditions like actinic keratosis, which is extremely common among the local populace.
75% cream) is a patented product for the treatment of actinic keratosis.
Our future development plans for this product include expansion to additional therapeutic indications, including actinic keratosis, a pre-cancerous skin condition.
ingenol mebutate) gel as a treatment for actinic keratosis in the European Union (EU).