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Does all cases of actinic keratosis need freezing?

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Dr. Hung Khong
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Freeze, 5FU, Aldara (imiquimod)

Actinic keratosis (ak) is a premalignant condition caused chiefly by sun exposure.
If left untreated, ak can progress to squamous cell cancer of the skin. Treatments of ak include freezing using liquid nitrogen; 5-fu chemo cream; immune modifier cream aldara (imiquimod)...

In brief: Freeze, 5FU, Aldara (imiquimod)

Actinic keratosis (ak) is a premalignant condition caused chiefly by sun exposure.
If left untreated, ak can progress to squamous cell cancer of the skin. Treatments of ak include freezing using liquid nitrogen; 5-fu chemo cream; immune modifier cream aldara (imiquimod)...
Dr. Hung Khong
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