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Cryosurgery

  • M. C. Boullie
  • Ph. Lauret

Abstract

Cryosurgery uses freezing temperatures to achieve a specific response on tissues. Cryosurgery could be defined as the destructive response that follows a severe cryogenic injury and also as controlled destruction. Therefore, the word cryosurgery should not be used interchangeably with cryotherapy, as this term is reserved for complete or nondestructive treatment of benign conditions.

Keywords

Basal Cell Carcinoma Actinic Keratosis Superficial Tumour Pseudoepitheliomatous Hyperplasia Dermal Tumour 
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  • M. C. Boullie
  • Ph. Lauret

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