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Considerations for Use of Fluorouracil Cream 0.5% for the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis in Elderly Patients

| July 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

by William Philip Werschler, MD, FAAD, FAACS Department of Medicine/Dermatology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Abstract Actinic keratosis (AK), the initial lesion in a disease continuum that may progress to squamous cell carcinoma, often begins with ultraviolet B light-induced photo damage and increases in prevalence with age. Topical 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) for the […]

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