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Cryosurgery pp 107-119 | Cite as

Cryosurgery for Warts

  • David BuckleyEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Cryosurgery stands among the first line of treatment options for warts. Using the correct cryogen, proper delivery systems and meticulous attention to technique, over 90 % of warts can be cleared with one session with minimum discomfort to the patient and excellent cosmetic results.

Keywords

Salicylic Acid Local Anaesthetic Genital Wart Nail Plate Molluscum Contagiosum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Solas Dermatology and Laser ClinicThe Ashe Street ClinicTralee, County KerryIreland

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