Clin Plast Surg. 1993 Jan;20(1):131-47.


This article has discussed the use of cryosurgery as a method for treating benign, premalignant, and malignant skin lesions. Treatment of acne has also been discussed. Correct freeze times for obtaining good cosmetic results and a high cure rate have been stressed. Methods for obtaining high cure rates in treating skin cancer have been given. Modern day cryosurgery is an efficient, effective modality yielding good cosmetic results and high cure rates.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cryosurgery* / adverse effects
  • Cryosurgery* / instrumentation
  • Cryosurgery* / methods
  • Humans
  • Protective Devices
  • Skin Diseases / pathology
  • Skin Diseases / surgery*
  • Surgery, Plastic / methods*