189. The Use of Resurfacing, Pigment and Depilation Lasers in Children

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP4,5,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD6,7 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD8,9
  1. Andrew C. Krakowski MD1 and
  2. Lawrence F. Eichenfield MD2,3

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch189

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Krakowski, A. C. and Eichenfield, L. F. (2011) The Use of Resurfacing, Pigment and Depilation Lasers in Children, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch189

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 5

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 6

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 7

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 8

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 9

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA

  2. 2

    University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA

  3. 3

    Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • use of resurfacing, pigment - and depilation lasers in children;
  • lasers, modality for treating - paediatric skin conditions;
  • practical considerations - utilizing lasers in children;
  • lasers, treating physical aspects - of skin conditions;
  • perioperative management - laser type, key factor in pain management;
  • postoperative management, laser and techniques used - treated skin, sensitive to sun;
  • laser technologies, treating pseudo-folliculitis barbae (PFB) - chronic inflammatory disease of hair-bearing areas;
  • naevus of Ota and naevus of Ito - naevus of Ota, areas of face, first and second divisions of trigeminal nerve;
  • linear verrucous epidermal naevi - thickening over time;
  • warts (verrucae vulgaris) - cure rates, and wart subtypes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Practical considerations when utilizing lasers in children

  • Depilation

  • Pigmented lesions [1]

  • Warts (verrucae vulgaris)

  • Other lesions

  • References