Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery

PRACTICE POINTS
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 244--247

Cryotherapy: Tips and tricks


Karalikkattil T Ashique1, Feroze Kaliyadan2, Puravoor Jayasree3 
1 Amanza Skin Clinic, Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India
2 Faculty of Dermatology, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
3 Medical Trust Hospital, Cochin, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Karalikkattil T Ashique
Medical Director and Senior Consultant Dermatologist, Amanza Skin Clinic, Perinthalmanna, 679322 Kerala.
India

Cryotherapy using liquid nitrogen as cryogen is a well-established therapeutic modality in dermatology. In recent times, there have been many innovations and improvisation of cryotherapy for various dermatological disorders. In this article, we present a short comprehensive collation of practically useful points of cryotherapy covering the various aspects of procedure-planning, patient selection, storage and delivery techniques, and challenging clinical scenarios which can enhance the utility of this efficacious and economic treatment option.


How to cite this article:
Ashique KT, Kaliyadan F, Jayasree P. Cryotherapy: Tips and tricks.J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2021;14:244-247


How to cite this URL:
Ashique KT, Kaliyadan F, Jayasree P. Cryotherapy: Tips and tricks. J Cutan Aesthet Surg [serial online] 2021 [cited 2022 Aug 18 ];14:244-247
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