[Cryosurgery in dermatology].

  title={[Cryosurgery in dermatology].},
  author={C C Zouboulis},
  journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD},
  volume={8 7},
  • C C Zouboulis
  • Published 1998 in
    Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie…
This article provides information on the clinical development of skin reactions after cryosurgery/cryotherapy and the indications, complications and contraindications of skin cryosurgery. Successful skin cryosurgery requires rapid freezing and slow thawing, minimum tissue temperature of -25 to -60℃ and, in malignant lesions, repetition of the freeze-thaw cycle. Frozen tissue reacts with peripheral erythema immediately after thawing, followed by edema, bulla formation, exudation and mumification… CONTINUE READING