Fluorescence Detection of ALA-induced Porphyrins (FDAP)

  • Clemens Fritsch
  • Thomas Ruzicka


In the period from April 1998 to March 2001, FDAP was performed in 212 basal cell carcinomas (BCC), 158 squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), 498 solar keratoses (SK), 47 cases of Bowen’s diseases (BD), 8 cases of Paget’s disease (PD), 20 lesions of mycosis fungoides (MF), 17 Kaposi’s sarcomas (KS), 30 malignant melanomas (MM), 13 cases of lentigo maligna (LM), 35 nevus cell nevi (N), 42 lesions of lupus erythematosus (LE), 85 psoriatic lesions (PS), 25 areas of atopic eczema (AE), 32 areas of acne vulgaris (AV) and 240 areas of normal skin (NS). Additionally, follow up studies of FDAP were performed in 50 cases of SK and 35 BCC treated by PDT.


Atopic Eczema Basal Cell Carcinoma Mycosis Fungoides Psoriatic Plaque Basal Cell Carcinoma 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Clemens Fritsch
    • 1
  • Thomas Ruzicka
    • 2
  1. 1.Privatpraxis für Dermatologie, Allergologie and VenerologieDüsseldorfGermany
  2. 2.HautklinikUniversität DüsseldorfGermany

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