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BACKGROUND Combined optical and bipolar radiofrequency (RF) devices have been effective for rejuvenation, but a single modality in one session cannot solve three-dimensional skin complaints, resulting in time-consuming visits. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of single-session triple treatment using bipolar RF-based optical (intense pulsed(More)
The incidence of infections caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria has increased in recent years, due to a rise in dermatological procedures and a greater prevalence of immunosuppression in the general population. This study investigated the clinical and microbiological findings of non-tuberculous mycobacterial skin infections. The study population included(More)
The safety of liposuction surgery begins with appropriate preoperative evaluation and patient selection. Operative considerations include the type of anesthesia used, the volume of fat aspirated, and the liposuction technique utilized. Results from a recent survey revealed that liposuction surgery can be extremely safe when done under local anesthesia with(More)
Prurigo pigmentosa is a recurrent dermatosis with severe pruritus and several peculiar clinical features. Its exact etiology and pathogenesis are unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical features and chronological changes in the histopathology of prurigo pigmentosa in Korean patients and to assess the etiology of this condition. We(More)
Large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) of the urinary bladder is very rare. Immunohistochemical and biochemical examinations have shown that neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs) have features of neuroendocrine and epithelial differentiation. We describe the first case of cutaneous metastasis from LCNEC of the urinary bladder. The patient had been treated(More)
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) can be separated into 2 groups: nodal and extranodal disease. The aim of this study was to analyse the clinical features of skin lesions and survival outcomes of cutaneous DLBCL according to the primary tumour site. A total of 44 patients with cutaneous DLBCL were classified as primary cutaneous DLBCL, leg type or(More)
BACKGROUND Although ablative fractional laser for the facial photodamaged skin was effective and safe, there have been only limited reports regarding the efficacy and safety of fractional Er:YAG laser treatments for photodamaged facial skin in Asians. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to assess the efficacy and safety of the Er:YAG laser (2940 nm) using the(More)