The use of Fluor-Hydroxy pulse peel in actinic porokeratosis

The use of Fluor-Hydroxy pulse peel in actinic porokeratosis

Author Teixeira, S. P. Google Scholar
De Nascimento, M. M. Google Scholar
Bagatin, Edileia Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Hassun, Karine Marques Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Talarico, Sergio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Michalany, Nilceo Schwery Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract BACKGROUND. The use of Fluor-Hydroxy pulse peel (Drogaderma, Sao Paulo, Brazil) was reported by Katz to treat solar damage and actinic keratosis-associated lesions.(1,2)OBJECTIVE. The objective was to use this combined treatment to produce therapeutic and cosmetic benefits in a patient with actinic porokeratosis.METHODS. A case of actinic disseminated porokeratosis was treated with a combination of a 70% glycolic peel and a 5% 5-fluorouracil solution (Drogaderma) every 2 weeks for 4 months. A biopsy was done before and after eight treatment pulses.RESULTS. Improvement in the appearance and texture of the treated areas and decreased dyskeratosis and epidermal atypia. CONCLUSION. The Fluor-Hydroxy pulse peel can be an effective alternative for the treatment of actinic porokeratosis.
Language English
Date 2005-09-01
Published in Dermatologic Surgery. Hamilton: B C Decker Inc, v. 31, n. 9, p. 1145-1148, 2005.
ISSN 1076-0512 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher B C Decker Inc
Extent 1145-1148
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000231739200015

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