Laser Vaporization: A Novel Treatment of Botryomycosis

DAVID J. LEFFELL, MARC D. BROWN, NEIL A. SWANSON

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Abstract

Abstract. Botryomycosis is an uncommon, chronic infection of the skin most often caused by Staphylococcus aureus. It has been successfully treated using carbon dioxide laser vaporization in a case in which antibiotic therapy failed, and surgical excision was not feasible. 1989 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)703-705
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology
Volume15
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Dermatology

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