Dissecting cellulitis responds to Nd:YAG laser

April 1, 2004

Washington D.C. - In a recent trial involving four patients with dissecting cellulitis, long-pulsed Nd:YAG (1,064 nm) laser treatments were shown to reduce pain, purulent drainage, and the need for systemic antibiotics. In addition, some patients' hair regrew without recurrence of the disease.