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Intense pulsed light source for treatment of small melanocytic nevi and solar lentigines.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11350673     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this clinical study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an intense pulsed light (IPL) irradiator system for the treatment of benign pigmented lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 18 patients with lentigo solaris and eight patients with melanocytic nevi were treated once with an IPL system. After 2 months, the effect was evaluated on close-up photographs. RESULTS: Pigment reduction was obtained in 96% of the patients, and the average clearance was found to be 74.2% and 66.3% for lentigo solaris and melanocytic nevi, respectively. CONCLUSION: The IPL was found to be effective for removal of benign pigmented lesions.
P Bjerring; K Christiansen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous laser therapy     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1462-883X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cutan Laser Ther     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-15     Completed Date:  2001-07-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890790     Medline TA:  J Cutan Laser Ther     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Marselisborg Hospital, Univeristy Hospital of Aarhus, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Lentigo / surgery*
Middle Aged
Nevus, Pigmented / therapy*
Skin Neoplasms / therapy*

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