Laser treatment of Port-wine stains
Other literature type, Article
Boffa, Michael J.
- Publisher: Malta College of Family Doctors
Correspondence | Lasers in medicine -- Malta | Letter | Birthmarks | Mole (Dermatology)
mesheuropmc: food and beverages
A state-of-the-art pulsed dye laser machine to treat port-wine stains and other vascular lesions has been available in the Malta Health Service since 1999. This article reviews the pathophysiology and clinical features of port- wine stains and describes the principles of laser treatment for this condition.