Laser may be better for hidradenitis suppurativa.(Aesthetic Dermatology)(Clinical report)
From: Skin & Allergy News
KISSIMMEE, FLA. -- The 1,064-nm neodymium: YAG laser is effective for treating and preventing the recurrence of hidradenitis suppurativa lesions, according to the results of a randomized, controlled study of 22 patients with the disease.
The 1,064-nm Nd:YAG laser is commonly used for laser hair removal but also seems well suited for treating hidradenitis suppurativa, which histologic studies suggest is a disease of follicular occlusion with apocrine gland involvement as a secondary event, according to Dr. Emily P. Tierney and her colleagues in the department of dermatology at ...
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