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Update on lasers and light devices for the treatment of vascular lesions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19150299     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Patients frequently present to dermatologists for the treatment of vascular lesions, including facial telangiectases, diffuse redness, port wine stains (PWS), hemangiomas, and leg veins. There are many laser and light devices that can be used with excellent results. This article summarizes the available platforms that are commonly used for the treatment of superficial vascular lesions. Newer devices and techniques are highlighted with respect to the unique characteristics of individual lesions.
Authors:
Kenneth J Galeckas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in cutaneous medicine and surgery     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1558-0768     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Cutan Med Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-19     Completed Date:  2009-04-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9617260     Medline TA:  Semin Cutan Med Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  276-84     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92134, USA. kenneth.galeckas@med.navy.mil
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Laser Therapy, Low-Level / instrumentation*,  methods
Lasers, Dye / therapeutic use
Phototherapy / instrumentation*,  methods
Skin Diseases, Vascular / radiotherapy*

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