Subcutaneous laser treatment of axillary osmidrosis: a new technique.

  title={Subcutaneous laser treatment of axillary osmidrosis: a new technique.},
  author={Kota Ichikawa and Muneo Miyasaka and Yoshiyuki Aikawa},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={118 1},
Axillary osmidrosis, also referred to as bromidrosis, is a distressing condition that can pose significant social embarrassment, especially in Japan and other Asian countries. Conservative treatments such as topical agents, systemic agents, and botulinum toxin are only temporarily effective and may lead to surgical treatment.1–3 However, surgical interventions using gland excision or liposuction have associated downtimes and complications that may be unacceptable for the treatment of a benign… CONTINUE READING