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Treatment of facial vascular lesions with an argon laser
Author(s): Jacek Szymanczyk; Aleksandra Golebiowska; I. Michalska
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Paper Abstract

Two-hundred-ninety-six patients with various vascular lesions of the face have been treated with argon laser LAK-1 in the Department of Dermatology Warsaw Medical Academy since April 1992. The diagnosis of the treated lesions was port-wine stains, multiple telangiectasiae and small, most often induced by trauma hemangioma cavernosum of the lip. Best results were achieved in the patients with small hemangiomas cavernosum of the lip and multiple telangiectasiae on the face. Cure rate in this group was 100%. In 112 port-wine stain cases fading of 50 - 75% comparing with the adjacent skin was achieved. With stress, the argon laser therapy is a method of choice for the treatment of hemangioma cavernosum, port-wine stains and multiple teleagiectasiae of the face.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2781, Lasers in Medicine, (27 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236827
Show Author Affiliations
Jacek Szymanczyk, Academy of Medicine (Poland)
Aleksandra Golebiowska, Academy of Medicine (Poland)
I. Michalska, Academy of Medicine (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2781:
Lasers in Medicine
Tadeusz Kecik; Wlodzimierz Nowakowski, Editor(s)

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