TITLE

Cryo-Curettage of Cherry Angiomas

AUTHOR(S)
Aversa, Anthony J.; Miller III, O. Fred
PUB. DATE
November 1983
SOURCE
Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Nov83, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p930
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cherry angiomas pose a cosmetic problem in some patients. The most commonly recommended treatment modalities in the past have been electrodesiccation and cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen. This report describes a simple and quick technique for removal of cherry angiomas with excellent cosmetic results using a topical anesthetic refrigerant spray and a sharp curet. Patients experience minimal discomfort.
ACCESSION #
12004060

 

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