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Daylight photodynamic therapy with methyl aminolevulinate cream as a convenient, similarly effective, nearly painless alternative to conventional photodynamic therapy in actinic keratosis treatment: a randomized controlled trial

Rubel, Diana; Spelman, L.; Murrell, Dedee F.; See, J.A.; Hewitt, D.; Foley, P.; Bosc, C.; Kerob, D.; Kerrouche, N.; Wulf, H.C.; Shumack, S.


Summary Background Daylight photodynamic therapy (DL-PDT) of actinic keratosis (AK) has shown preliminary efficacy and safety results comparable to conventional photodynamic therapy (c-PDT), using methyl aminolevulinate (MAL) cream.Objectives To demonstrate the efficacy and safety of DL-PDT vs. c-PDT in treating mild facial/scalp AK.Materials and methods This 24-week randomized, controlled, investigator-blinded, multicentre, intra-individual efficacy (non-inferiority) and safety (superiority...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Dermatology
DOI: 10.1111/bjd.13138


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