(ED) is a simple procedure, studies on ED use for DPN with a good number of cases are lacking," the authors said.
of pigmented nevi--biopsy studies: a preliminary report.
The two monoterminal techniques, electrofulguraion and electrodesiccation
are not used in general dentistry.
I have had electrodesiccation
treatment a few times and use aloe vera gel.
: The veins are sealed off with the application of electrical current.
The area is also treated by electrodesiccation
. An electric current from a special machine is used to control bleeding and kill any cancer cells remaining around the edge of the wound.
However, if further removal is desired, electrodesiccation
, cryotherapy, shave removal, or excision are treatment options.
SCC in situ is more amenable than invasive SCC to topical therapy or electrodesiccation
Several treatment modalities have been used, including intralesional corticosteroid injections, interferon a2b, cytotoxic agents, cryotherapy, electrodesiccation
, pulse-dye laser and carbon dioxide laser.3
The best treatment consists of complete excision (shave biopsy may be sufficient) and/or electrodesiccation
Ceilley said he prefers to use imiquimod prior to Mohs surgery, in conjuctionconjunetion with aggressive curettage and electrodesiccation
. Treating for a few weeks preoperatively can reduce the defect, decrease the frequency of residual tumor, and improve cosmetic appearance.
Does inflammation contribute to the eradication of basal cell carcinoma following curettage and electrodesiccation
? Dermatol Surg.