European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 37, Issue 12, pp 679–682 | Cite as

Intralesional cryosurgery for the treatment of upper lip keloid following deep chemical peeling

  • Yaron Har-ShaiEmail author
  • Lior Har-Shai
Case Report


Scarring following chemical peeling of the face is the worst fear for the treating physician. This case report describes the successful treatment of a large mature keloid of the upper lip following deep chemical peeling by using intralesional cryosurgery.

Level of Evidence: Level V, therapeutic study.


Isotretinoin Clobetasol Keloid Scar Intralesional Steroid Injection Accutane 
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The authors extend their appreciation to Prof. B. Hirshowitz for his help in editing this manuscript for publication.

Ethical standards statement

Patient gave her informed consent prior to her inclusion in the study. Details that might disclose the identity of the subject under study were omitted.

Conflict of interest

The Author Har-Shai Y. has a financial interest in the Intralesional Cryosurgery technology.

Patient consent

Patients provided written consent for the use of their images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Unit of Plastic SurgeryCarmel Medical CenterHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Bruce Rappaport Faculty of MedicineTechnion—Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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