European Guidelines for Topical Photodynamic Therapy Part 2: Emerging Indications – Field Cancerization, Photorejuvenation and Inflammatory/Infective Dermatoses

This is a clinical practice guideline for photodynamic therapy (PDT) in the treatment, and possible prevention, of superficial skin cancers in immunosuppressed patients. The guideline considers PDT for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer in organ transplant recipients; PDT for field cancerization; as well as PDT for the prevention of non-melanoma skin cancer in organ transplant recipients. Other topics of interest include: topical PDT for infectious and inflammatory dermatoses acne; PDT for refractory hand and foot warts; as well as a discussion about the cost-effectiveness of PDT.