J Cosmet Laser Ther 2017 Dec 30;19(8):459-464. Epub 2017 Jun 30.
b Department of Dermatology and Venereology , Comenius University , Bratislava , Slovak Republic.
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J Dermatolog Treat 2016 7;27(3):270-4. Epub 2015 Oct 7.
a Department of Dermatology , Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University Hospital , Cairo , Egypt.
Background: Angiokeratoma of Fordyce is typically asymptomatic, blue-to-red papules with a scaly surface located on the scrotum, shaft of penis or labia majora. They can be treated with some locally destructive treatment modalities such as excision, electrocoagulation, cryotherapy and laser.
Objectives: To compare the effects of the pulsed dye laser versus long pulsed Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of angiokeratoma of Fordyce. Read More
J Cosmet Laser Ther 2016 Jun 8;18(3):134-7. Epub 2016 Mar 8.
c Institute of Pathological Anatomy, Commenius University , Bratislava , Slovak Republic.
Angiokeratomas are rare vascular mucocutaneous lesions characterized by small-vessel ectasias in the upper dermis with reactive epidermal changes. Angiokeratoma circumscriptum (AC) is the rarest among the five types in the current classification of angiokeratoma. We present a case of an extensive AC in 19-year-old women with Fitzpatrick skin type I of the left lower extremity, characterized by a significant morphological heterogeneity of the lesions, intermittent bleeding, and negative psychological impact. Read More
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 Surg 2009 Jan 8;35(1):92-7. Epub 2008 Dec 8.
Department of Dermatology, Meram Medical Faculty, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey.
Background: Angiokeratomas are typically asymptomatic, blue-to-red papules with a scaly surface located on the scrotum, shaft of penis, labia majora, inner thigh, or lower abdomen. The treatment of angiokeratomas may be necessary if they bleed and lead to patient anxiety.
Objective: To determine the safety and effectiveness of long-pulse 1,064 neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd:YAG) laser for the treatment of angiokeratomas of Fordyce. Read More