Comparison of electrodessication with CO2 laser for the treatment of actinic cheilitis.

@article{Laws2000ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of electrodessication with CO2 laser for the treatment of actinic cheilitis.},
  author={Robert Laws and Justin Lynn Wilde and Waldemar Grabski},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          349-53
        }
}
BACKGROUND Actinic cheilitis is a common premalignant condition that is most often treated with destructive therapy. The most effective technique is usually considered to be CO2 laser resurfacing. Little has been written on the use of electrodessication for this condition. OBJECTIVE We designed a study to compare these two treatment modalities for the treatment of biopsy-confirmed actinic cheilitis. METHODS A random half of the lower lip was treated with electrodessication. The… CONTINUE READING
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