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A possible chemopreventive role for photodynamic therapy in Gorlin syndrome: a report of basal cell carcinoma reduction and review of literature.
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PMID:  22780558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Multiple basal cell carcinomas (BCC) are a significant cause of morbidity and disfigurement in patients with naevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS). Chemopreventive strategies are needed to reduce the formation of new BCC in these patients. Appropriate evidence-based guidelines for photodynamic therapy chemoprevention in NBCCS do not exist. We herein report one patient treated with methyl aminolevulinate PDT with red light (630 nm) activation to continue sustained chemoprevention following other BCC chemopreventive modalities and a relevant literature review.
Authors:
Christopher M Wolfe; W Harris Green; Armand B Cognetta; H Keith Hatfield
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australasian journal of dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1440-0960     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0135232     Medline TA:  Australas J Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Authors Australasian Journal of Dermatology © 2012 The Australasian College of Dermatologists.
Affiliation:
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lake Erie, Pennsylvania.
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