Journal of Skin and Stem Cell

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Impetigo After Actinic Keratosis Treatment With Ingenol Mebutate Gel: An Important Complication

Dennis A. Porto 1 , * , Matteo C LoPiccolo 1 , 2 and David J Kouba 2
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1 Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, USA
2 The Toledo Clinic Inc, Ohio, USA
Article information
  • Journal of Skin and Stem Cell: September 1, 2015, 2 (3); e33472
  • Published Online: September 29, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 18, 2015
  • Revised: August 15, 2015
  • Accepted: September 19, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jssc33472

To Cite: Porto D A, C LoPiccolo M, J Kouba D. Impetigo After Actinic Keratosis Treatment With Ingenol Mebutate Gel: An Important Complication, J Skin Stem Cell. 2015 ; 2(3):e33472. doi: 10.17795/jssc33472.

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