KTP/532 laser excision of trichoepithelioma of the ear
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A rare case of trichoepithelioma of the external ear is presented Conventional excision with cold instruments is likely to result in excessive bleeding increased post-operative morbidity and scar tissue. This case was treated with KTP/532 laser excision almost bloodlessly with practically no post-operative morbidity and unimimal scar tissue.
Key WordsTrichoepithelioma KTP/532 laser
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