Step-by-step guide of a technique of using dental cartridges for intra-lesional steroid injection to keloids

Step-by-step guide of a technique of using dental cartridges for intra-lesional steroid injection... Steroid injection is still one of the most effective methods of treating keloid scars. Clinicians find this procedure most challenging due to the hard consistency of the collagen in the keloid. Different ways and techniques have been described and are being used at present each having its own advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we will be describing a step-by-step guide of how to use the dental cartridges for injecting steroids to keloid scars intra-lesionally. After going through this article, the clinicians will find this technique very easy to use in their day-to-day practice. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Step-by-step guide of a technique of using dental cartridges for intra-lesional steroid injection to keloids

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-011-0584-z
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Abstract

Steroid injection is still one of the most effective methods of treating keloid scars. Clinicians find this procedure most challenging due to the hard consistency of the collagen in the keloid. Different ways and techniques have been described and are being used at present each having its own advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we will be describing a step-by-step guide of how to use the dental cartridges for injecting steroids to keloid scars intra-lesionally. After going through this article, the clinicians will find this technique very easy to use in their day-to-day practice.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 1, 2011

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