J Dermatol 2004 Jan;31(1):39-41
Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany.
Dermatol Surg 2006 Sep;32(9):1147-50
Department of Dermatology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Background: Angiokeratomas of Fordyce are typically asymptomatic vascular lesions characterized by blue-to-red papules with a scale surface, most often located on the scrotum. Although considered benign, the lesions may bleed, either spontaneously or secondary to rupture, leading to patient anxiety and social embarrassment.
Objective: The objective was to determine the safety and effectiveness of 585-nm pulsed dye laser for the treatment of angiokeratomas of Fordyce. Read More
Dermatol Online J 2007 May 1;13(2):19. Epub 2007 May 1.
Department of Dermatology. Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain.
Angiokeratoma is a benign vascular lesion characterized by vascular ectasia in the upper dermis and hyperkeratosis. We report a case with lesions on the glans penis, a very rare location. In addition, we report the dermoscopic findings. Read More
Dermatol Online J 2009 Nov 15;15(11). Epub 2009 Nov 15.
Göztepe Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Verrucous hemangioma is an uncommon capillary or cavernous hemangioma with reactive epidermal changes of hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, and papillomatosis. These growths are usually located on the lower extremities and involvement is generally unilateral. A diagnosis of verrucous hemangioma should be considered in lesions especially with a hyperkeratotic nodular appearance located on the lower extremities. Read More
Aktuelle Urol 2012 Mar 14;43(2):121-2. Epub 2011 Oct 14.
Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland.
This article reports on the effective and quick treatment of angioceratoma scroti sive vulvae Fordyce using a 940-nm diode laser. Up to now the usage of this laser has not been described for this indication and we show that it provides a successful therapeutic alternative with few side effects. Read More