Laser vaporization: A novel treatment of botryomycosis

D. J. Leffel, M. D. Brown, Neil Swanson

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)703-705
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology
Volume15
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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Gas Lasers
Laser Therapy
Staphylococcus aureus
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Skin
Infection
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Oncology

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Leffel, D. J., Brown, M. D., & Swanson, N. (1989). Laser vaporization: A novel treatment of botryomycosis. Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, 15(7), 703-705.

Laser vaporization : A novel treatment of botryomycosis. / Leffel, D. J.; Brown, M. D.; Swanson, Neil.

In: Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, Vol. 15, No. 7, 1989, p. 703-705.

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Leffel, DJ, Brown, MD & Swanson, N 1989, 'Laser vaporization: A novel treatment of botryomycosis', Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 703-705.
Leffel, D. J. ; Brown, M. D. ; Swanson, Neil. / Laser vaporization : A novel treatment of botryomycosis. In: Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology. 1989 ; Vol. 15, No. 7. pp. 703-705.
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