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Dual-wavelength Laser Lipolysis Treatmentof Lipomas: A Case Report

April 2010 | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 387 | Copyright © April 2010


Raminder Saluja MD

Abstract
Lipomas, which occur in 1% of the population, can be cosmetically unacceptable to patients. Excision of these benign tumors may leave visually unacceptable scars. The authors report a case of lipomas that were treated with laser lipolysis followed by digital extraction via a 1.5 mm opening thereby decreasing the risk of scarring.