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A Journal on Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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ISSN 0392-0488

Online ISSN 1827-1820

 

Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia 2016 Jun 10

Ingenol mebutate for pigmented superficial basal cell carcinomas: evaluation by confocal microscopy

Giuseppe MONFRECOLA, Massimiliano SCALVENZI, Claudia COSTA, Mariateresa CANTELLI, Gabriella FABBROCINI

Section of Dermatology, Department of Medicina clinica e Chirurgia, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy

The incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer continues to increase. Surgical excision remains the best choice of treatment but the demand of patients is to have tissue-sparing approaches with good cosmetic results; these aims led to the development of novel therapeutic agents such as topical ingenol mebutate gel. We report the successful treatment with ingenol mebutate gel 0.05% of three pigmented basal cell carcinomas. Lesions were evaluated by dermoscopy and confocal microscopy before, during and after the treatment.

language: English


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