Abstract

Human cells work better within a well-defined range of temperatures. Cellular malfunction and death are caused by increasing or decreasing microenvironmental temperatures beyond certain thresholds. Cryosurgery is a versatile surgical procedure which uses controlled freezing to produce local cellular destruction. Healing of any ensuing defects occurs by second intention.

Keywords

Adenoma Oncol Sarcoma Acne Dermatol 

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  • L. Marini

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