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Granuloma faciale. Treatment with the argon laser

D B Apfelberg, D Druker, M R Maser, H Lash, B Spence, D Deneau
Archives of Dermatology 1983, 119 (7): 573-6
Three patients with granuloma faciale were successfully treated by argon laser therapy. The intense blue-green laser light is readily absorbed by these inflammatory lesions, resulting in resolution of the clinical and microscopic abnormalities. There were no recurrences during follow-up periods of 23, 21, and 5 months, respectively. Argon laser therapy appears to be an important addition to the treatment armamentarium for this uncommon, but difficult to treat, entity.

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