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Cryosurgical treatment of hemangiomas of the lip.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1437029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Removal of hemangiomas presents difficult management problems. This article describes the treatment of hemangiomas of the lip by cryosurgery and, in particular, evaluates the effectiveness of freezing in nitrous oxide cryosurgery on these lesions. Four women and two men, ages 40 to 76 years and manifesting angiomatous lesions on the vermillion of the lower or upper lips, were treated. Each site was directly exposed to two consecutive freeze-thaw cycles of 40 seconds freezing time at -30 degrees C to -40 degrees C. No anesthesia was required. Healing was uneventful. Superficial necrotic tissue covered the lesion at 1 week and necrotic slough was separated after 2 to 4 weeks, leaving a fully epithelialized surface. In all cases, there was no scarring and no recurrence was noted during the 2.5 year follow-up.
Authors:
H Tal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0030-4220     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg. Oral Med. Oral Pathol.     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-03     Completed Date:  1992-12-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376406     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  650-4     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Section of Periodontology, Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Cryosurgery*
Female
Hemangioma / pathology,  surgery*
Humans
Lip / pathology
Lip Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Male
Middle Aged
Necrosis
Nitrous Oxide / therapeutic use
Wound Healing
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
10024-97-2/Nitrous Oxide

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