New histopathological classification of actinic keratosis (incipient intraepidermal squamous cell carcinoma).

Clay J. Cockerell, James R. Wharton

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Actinic keratoses are common, sun-induced lesions that have historically been regarded as "premalignant." Evidence supports their inclusion along a continuum with squamous cell carcinoma. We propose a classification analogous to that used for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)462-467
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of drugs in dermatology : JDD
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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