Laser for Treatment of Vascular Lesions

Mohamed L. Elsaie, Sonal Choudhary, Michael P. McLeod, Keyvan Nouri

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Abstract

Port wine stains, telangiectasias, spider angiomas, and hemangiomas can all be successfully treated using lasers. The pulse dye laser was specifically developed to target the 577-nm absorption peak of oxyhemoglobin, and is the predominant laser used for vascular lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationStep by Step
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages299-303
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781444330670
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 7 2012

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Keywords

  • Angioma
  • Hemangioma
  • Port wine stain
  • Pulse dye laser
  • Purpura
  • Spider angioma
  • Telangiectasia
  • Vascular lesion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Elsaie, M. L., Choudhary, S., McLeod, M. P., & Nouri, K. (2012). Laser for Treatment of Vascular Lesions. In Dermatologic Surgery: Step by Step (pp. 299-303). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118412633.ch38