Cryotherapy for treatment of oral lesions.

  title={Cryotherapy for treatment of oral lesions.},
  author={Camile S Farah and Neil William Savage},
  journal={Australian dental journal},
  volume={51 1},
Cryotherapy is the deliberate destruction of tissue by application of extreme cold. It is well received by patients due to a relative lack of discomfort, the absence of bleeding and minimal to no scarring after healing. It has many applications in oral medicine and clinical oral pathology, and is extremely usefu in patients for whom surgery is contra-indicated due to either age or medical history. In this paper we outline the principles, mechanisms of action, and current applications of… CONTINUE READING

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