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what is the best way to remove a syringoma?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Syringoma: Scissor excision with secondary intention healing electrocautery electrodesiccation and curettage carbon dioxide laser using the pinhole method of application or er:yag laser ablation fractionated carbon dioxide laser ablation cryotherapy.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013
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