Photodynamic therapy: an organ preserving treatment option for nose and auricle skin tumors

Gilles Weidig, Peter Kress, Daniel Neuberger & Peter Schwerdtfeger
Introduction: The surgical treatment of extensive, superficial skin tumors such as actinic keratoses, basal cell carcinomas and Bowen's diseases of the nose and auricle in many cases leads to partial or total ablation of these organs. Standardized photodynamic therapy with methyl aminolevulinate[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]