Report of two angiokeratoma of Fordyce cases treated with a 1064 nm long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser.

Authors:
Ekrem Civas
Ekrem Civas
TDV 29 Mayis Private Ankara Hospital
Turkey
Erol Koc
Erol Koc
Gulhane School of Medicine
Turkey
Berna Aksoy
Berna Aksoy
TDV 29 Mayis Private Ankara Hospital
Hasan Mete Aksoy
Hasan Mete Aksoy
Ankara Training and Research Hospital
Turkey

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2009 Jun;25(3):166-8

Civaş Clinic, Ankara, Turkey.

Various laser treatment modalities for angiokeratomas have been reported in the literature. A 60-year-old male patient presented for the treatment of multiple angiokeratomas of the scrotum and a 56-year-old female patient presented for the treatment of vulvar angiokeratomas. A 1064 nm long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser was used to treat the patients' lesions. The patients received two laser treatment sessions at an interval of 2 months. Nd:YAG laser treatment yielded successful results in the treatment of our patients' scrotal and vulvar angiokeratomas following two application sessions. We suggest that a long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser is a safe and effective method for the treatment of angiokeratoma of Fordyce.

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