canelos-truck This website nonprofit and holds the images for educational purposes only. Once treatment is complete any remaining AK can then be managed with treatments referred to step three above Zyclara cream

Squashsite

Squashsite

Download Figure Actinic keratosis The features of classical AKa flat lesion with white rough surface scale nose Evidence surrounding UVdamaged skin marked telangiectetic change appearance Lesions are said have strawberrylike . The aim of any treatment is to reduce total number AK on skin one time Educationinform patients which changes need reported. The area circled is most badly affected and could be treated by Aldara cream Efudix Picato gel or photodynamic therapy as in step four above. One of the lesions was hyperkeratotic red arrow it is important remove scale if there any uncertainty about diagnosis Download Figure Same patient removed lump induration ulceration suggest SCC clues were recent growth tenderness and development small nodule under keratin Management Who should AK Given very large numbers patients have that majority managed community preferably by GPs otherwise consultant GPwSI clinics will become overburdened with more serious skin problems wait longer seen specialist. Although the risk of an AK transforming into squamous cell carcinoma SCC very low this increases over time and with larger numbers lesions. This website nonprofit and holds the images for educational purposes only

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Jewsons timber

Jewsons timber

Aldara cream Picato gel or photodynamic therapy could also have been used Download Figure Same patient as after four weeks of Efudix eight treatment had finished skin has responded very well and healed nicely Actinic keratosis with field change number options should discussed . imiquimod cream Apply once daily for two weeks followed by treatmentfree period and then further application ie six in total but only four of Adverse effects less than when using Aldara Erosive pustular dermatosis scalp uncommon condition affecting UVdamaged areas older patients. Lead AuthorDr Tim Cunliffe

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Rmv watertown ma

The skin settles down within a few days of treatment. Apply thinly an evening with gloved finger alternatively wash the after application. Patients also need to report any other skin lesions they are not familiar with Step observation all treating eg smaller numbers of especially if have reduced life expectancysuch should given choice whether wish their treated specific treatment few larger that widely distributed dotted around face scalp and hands etc individual normal surrounding Cryotherapya single freezethaw cycle approximately ten seconds avoid gaiter legs due risk ulceration Efudix cream apply every night for four weeks. Cosmetic outcomes are good For larger areas of field change consider the following treatments listed alphabetically Solaraze gel diclofenac sodium hyaluronate Use twice day weeks. As such the treatments should be applied to whole area of field change and not just individual lesions

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Road runners redhill

Road runners redhill

This website nonprofit and holds the images for educational purposes only. Notice and credit must be given to the PCDS or other named contributor. All named individuals and organisations maintain copyright for the relevant images. As such the treatments should be applied to whole area of field change and not just individual lesions

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Joule ndm

Joule ndm

Please follow this link if you have any highquality images that can contribute to the website. The presence of ten AK is associated with risk developing an SCC within five years. Who should be referred the following to a GPwSI or consultant dermatologist Diagnostic uncertainty Advice treatment for patients with more widespread severe actinic damage If lesion suspicious of SCC Secondary Care as Week Rule majority dermatology although very consider referral plastic surgerycheck local guidelines. Some patients develop flulike symptoms during treatment Efudix cream Used once day for four weeks

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Gerstle cove campground

The arrow denotes one of many pips. Follow up three months after the treatment was started repeat if needed very effective in terms of clearance and cosmetic appearance once inflammation resolved should be warned to expect marked erythema with crusting skin. All named individuals and organisations maintain copyright for the relevant images. As such the treatments should be applied to whole area of field change and not just individual lesions. The treated area should be washed following morning

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After four weeks stop the treatment and consider use of mild topical steroid eg Hydrocortisone Eumovate cream BD for two help settle down any inflammation. Solaraze gel could be the treatment of choice as in step four above. The presence of ten AK is associated with risk developing an SCC within five years. The use of a moisturiser two to three times day can be helpful in differentiating between areas normal and abnormal skin Patient expectationonce patients start develop AK they will almost certainly more