Keratosis pilaris atrophicans: treatment with intense pulsed light in four patients.

@article{RodrguezLojo2010KeratosisPA,
  title={Keratosis pilaris atrophicans: treatment with intense pulsed light in four patients.},
  author={Romina Rodr{\'i}guez-Lojo and J. Sol{\'i}s-Garc{\'i}a del Pozo and Juan Manuel Barja and Francisca Pi{\~n}eyro and Luc{\'i}a P{\'e}rez-Varela},
  journal={Journal of cosmetic and laser therapy : official publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={188-90}
}
BACKGROUND Keratosis pilaris atrophicans (KPA) is a group of disorders characterized by erythematous keratotic papules followed by atrophy on the face. The treatment is often unsatisfactory. METHODS Four white women, with ages ranging from 14 to 20 years, were treated with an intense pulsed light (IPL) system with a cut filter of 570 nm. The power density was between 40 and 47 J/cm(2), divided into two pulses of 3 ms, with a delay between both of 20 ms. Patients received five to nine sessions… CONTINUE READING

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