Use of the carbon dioxide laser in treating multiple cutaneous neurofibromas.

@article{Becker1991UseOT,
  title={Use of the carbon dioxide laser in treating multiple cutaneous neurofibromas.},
  author={Dr. Wolfgang-Helmut Becker},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={
          582-6
        }
}
  • Dr. Wolfgang-Helmut Becker
  • Published in Annals of plastic surgery 1991
  • Medicine
  • The CO2 laser is presented as a useful tool for the removal of large numbers of neurofibromas, the major source of cosmetic disfigurement in the patient with peripheral neurofibromatosis. Its advantages include high patient satisfaction with the rapid, staged removal of thousands of neurofibromas, with minimal morbidity and an enhanced appearance. The operative technique for each of the forms of neurofibroma, that is, pedunculated, sessile, and subcutaneous, is described. As with all procedures… CONTINUE READING

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