Cutaneous hemangiomas are common benign vascular tumors of childhood that in most cases use to involve spontaneously in few years. However often it may be necessary to stop their growth using several kind of treatment, in order to prevent eventual complications as bleedings, ulcerations and superinfections. The results of 12 cases of cutaneous hemangiomas are exposed in this article. They're treated with spray cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen, easy and cheap technique that causes necrosis of such lesions through direct cell damage (due to water crystallization) and vascular alterations against endothelium. For its good results, cryotherapy arises as valid alternative for more expensive and complex therapies.
|Autori:||Galeone; M.; Cervadoro; E.; Cervadoro G|
|Titolo:||The use of cryotherapy in the management of cutaneous hemangiomas: A review of 12 cases|
|Anno del prodotto:||2010|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|