Dissecting cellulitis treated with the long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser.

  title={Dissecting cellulitis treated with the long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser.},
  author={Brett D Krasner and Fasahat H Hamzavi and George J Murakawa and Iltefat H Hamzavi},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  volume={32 8},
BACKGROUND Dissecting cellulitis is a chronic inflammatory scalp condition characterized by pustular nodules, sinus tract formation, and resultant cicatricial alopecia. Current treatments are of limited efficacy. OBJECTIVE This report explored treating dissecting cellulitis with the long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser to determine the capabilities and limitations of this modality with respect to: (1) reducing pus formation; (2) enabling the termination of systemic treatments; (3) investigating the side… CONTINUE READING

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