Efficacy of the ruby laser in the treatment of Ota's nevus previously treated using other therapeutic modalities.

@article{Ono1998EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of the ruby laser in the treatment of Ota's nevus previously treated using other therapeutic modalities.},
  author={Ichiro Ono and Tohru Tateshita},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={102 7},
  pages={2352-7}
}
Ruby laser treatment, especially with a Q-switched laser, is remarkably effective for Ota's nevus, although a wide variety of other therapeutic modalities have had limited success. Consequently, laser treatment is now considered the treatment of choice. However, for Ota's nevus previously treated with dry ice cryotherapy (carbon dioxide snow), dermabrasion, free skin grafting, or other methods, therapy is still a challenge, even with the ruby laser. In this study, 14 patients with Ota's nevus… CONTINUE READING

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