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European Journal of Dermatology


What's new this month? Volume 27, numéro 6, November-December 2017

1 Dermatology Department, Hospital de Santo António dos Capuchos - Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal
2 Dermatology Department, Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
3 Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Josef-Schneider-Str. 2, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
4 Dermatology Department, Hospital San Pedro, Logroño (La Rioja), Spain
5 Dermatology Department, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK,
6 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hôpital de Beaumont, Lausanne University Hospital Center, Av. de Beaumont 29, CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland

As the prevalence of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) increases in an ageing population, a better understanding of actinic keratosis (AK), a recognized precursor lesion of invasive SCC, will be of increasing importance to better design screening and prevention programmes [1, 2]. In this issue of the European Journal of Dermatology, Fargnoli et al. [3] report an Italian multi-centre retrospective analysis of the prevalence and associated risk factors of AK in patients ≥30 years old presenting in dermatological [...]