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AKAlaska (US postal abbreviation)
AKAcknowledge
AKAnimal Kingdom (Disney World theme park)
AKAuckland, New Zealand
AKAlicia Keys (singer)
AKArbeitskreis (German: Working Party)
AKAcknowledgment
AKAss Kisser
AKActinic Keratosis
AKAsahi Kasei (manufacturer; various locations)
AKApplied Kinesiology
AKAbove Knee (amputation)
AKAny Key
AKAndrei Kirilenko (basketball player)
AKAtomic Kitten (band)
AKArmia Krajowa (Home Army, the Polish Resistance, WWII)
AKArbeiterkammer (Austrian trade union)
AKCommercial Cargo Ship (US DoD ship designation)
AKAga Khan (title of leader of a sect within the Ismaili branch of Islam)
AKAamir Khan (Indian actor)
AKAss Kicking
AKAdenylate Kinase
AKAnthony Kiedis (member of Red Hot Chili Peppers)
AKAstigmatic Keratotomy (eye surgery)
AKAlles Klar (German: All Right, Okay)
AKAvtomat Kalashnikova (Soviet assault rifle)
AKAzad Kashmir
AKAsh Ketchum (Pokémon)
AKApplication Kit
AKAll Knowing
AKAllgemeine Kredit (German: General Credit)
AKAvada Kedavra (Harry Potter)
AKAwesome Kids
AKAndrew Kim
AKAudio Karate (band)
AKAuthorization Key
AKAlternate Key (database theory)
AKAviation Storekeeper
AKArmeekorps (German Army corps)
AKAutomatKarbin (Swedish assault rifle)
AKAdaptation Kit
AKData Acknowledgment (ANSI)
AKAdvanced Kaizen (methodology)
AKAlte Kaker (Yiddish: Old Timer)
AKAnime Kingdom
AKAurora Knights (gaming clan)
AKKnight of the Order of Australia (Obsolete)
AKAutomatic Keying
AKAbu Khader Group (Amman, Jordan)
AKAtari Karts (Atari Jaguar video game)
AKAscension Kit (NetHack)
AKAnte Calendas (Latin: Before the Calends, epigraphy)
AKAnatomic Kinesiology
AK(USN Rating) Aviation Storekeeper
AKAutomatic/Assault Rifle/Carbine/Cannon (Swedish military)
References in periodicals archive ?
Miot, "Actinic keratosis: A clinical and epidemiological revision," Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, vol.
Previous studies described no recurrence of actinic keratosis affecting the limbal conjunctiva when treated with excisional biopsy at 18 months' follow-up [9,10].
Considering the relatively high prevalence of actinic keratosis, importance of its treatment and since Adapalen 0.1% gel is domestically produced (Acnalen(tm)) and is very affordable and no study has yet been conducted evaluating its effect on increasing the effectiveness of cryotherapy.
Actinic keratosis is an early in situ squamous cell carcinoma: a proposal for reclassification.
Ways to treat actinic keratosis, as well as age spots, which appear larger and darker than freckles and are the results of sun exposure through the years, include freezing (cryotherapy) or removal using lasers.
These deeper levels revealed 2 cases of actinic keratosis, 2 cases of spongiotic dermatitis, and a variety of benign lesions including viral wart, seborrheic keratosis, solar lentigo, and benign fibrous papule.
* Accumulating evidence indicates that actinic keratosis (AK) should be regarded as early squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) confined to the epidermis (SCC in situ).
Metvix is developed for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma (skin cancer) and actinic keratosis (pre-cancerous skin lesions).
Forty-six million Americans--one-sixth of the population--will develop an actinic keratosis during their lifetime, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Another sign is actinic keratosis (pink to red lesions on the skin with a white, yellow or gray scale).
The survey, carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists' UK skin cancer working party, found that people in Liverpool - and other northern cities like Hull and Preston - had the lowest recognition of actinic keratosis, the early onset of skin cancer, than anywhere else in Britain.
The condition, called actinic keratosis, appears as a raised tan or reddish splotch on the skin.