CO2-laser in the removal of a plexiform neurofibroma from the eyelid.

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We present a child with neurofibromatosis type I (NF-I) who underwent excision of a large upper lid neurofibroma using a CO2-laser. Plexiform neurofibromas are notorious for their bleeding tendency and the inability to achieve complete surgical excision. The CO2-laser is an adjunct to achieving better hemostasis and delineation of the tissue in the absence… (More)

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@article{LapidGortzak2000CO2laserIT, title={CO2-laser in the removal of a plexiform neurofibroma from the eyelid.}, author={Ruth Lapid-Gortzak and Oren Lapid and Tova Monos and Tova Lifshitz}, journal={Ophthalmic surgery and lasers}, year={2000}, volume={31 5}, pages={432-4} }