Hemorrhagic bullae after cryosurgery in a patient with hemophilia A

John G. Hancox, Gloria F. Graham, Gil Yosipovitch

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Abstract

BACKGROUND. A case of hemorrhagic bullae and blisters on the hand of a patient with hemophilia A after cryosurgery for verruca vulgaris is reported. OBJECTIVE. To discuss a hemorrhagic complication in a patient with hemophilia A after cutaneous cryosurgery. METHODS. This is an observatory case report. RESULTS. Even minimal cryosurgery can induce hemorrhagic bullae in patients with hemophilia A. CONCLUSION. The risks and benefits of cryosurgery should be weighed carefully in patients with bleeding disorders such as hemophilia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1084-1086
Number of pages3
JournalDermatologic Surgery
Volume29
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Dermatology

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