Treatment of arsenical keratosis and Bowen's disease with acitretin


Yerebakan O., Ermiş O., Yılmaz E., Başaran E.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.41, no.2, pp.84-87, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background Long-term exposure to arsenic is associated with the development of arsenical keratosis, Bowen's disease, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma. The efficacy of acitretin therapy was examined in two patients with cutaneous arsenical neoplasms.