Intralesional Cryotherapy for Enhancing the Involution of Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids

@article{Harshai2003IntralesionalCF,
  title={Intralesional Cryotherapy for Enhancing the Involution of Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids},
  author={Y. Har-shai and Micha Amar and E. Sabo},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={111},
  pages={1841–1852}
}
&NA; Although therapeutic management of hypertrophic scars and keloids using contact or spray cryosurgery has yielded significant improvement or complete regression of hypertrophic scars and keloids, it requires one to 20 treatment sessions. This study was designed to assess the clinical safety and efficacy of an intralesional needle cryoprobe method in the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids. Ten patients, ranging in age from 3 to 54 years, with a total of 12 hypertrophic scars and… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
Keloids and hypertrophic scars are not major illness. However, their effects can be from causing pain and itch which substantially interfere daily activity to as severe as causing… Expand
ConditionsHypertrophic Scars
InterventionOther
Observational Clinical Trial
This prospective evaluation studies the effectiveness of IL cryotherapy in treating keloids and hypertrophic scars in a large population of mixed Fitzpatrick skin types.  
ConditionsCicatrix, Hypertrophic, Keloid
InterventionProcedure
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