Cryosurgery – Cryotherapy

Cryosurgery - Cryotherapy

Cryosurgery - Cryotherapy

Cryosurgery is an important part of interventional dermatology. Liquid nitrogen is used as a medium, which by reducing the temperature of the skin to very low levels, causes local tissue destruction.

Matoula clinic | Dermatosurgery

Indications of skin lesions treated with cryotherapy

  • Actinic hyperkeratoses
  • Cutaneous horn
  • Actinic cheilitis
  • Warts
  • Warts
  • Keloids

Also, experienced dermatologists with the technique of cryosurgery can cope with even early stages of certain forms of skin cancers such as:

  • Basal cell carcinoma superficially expanding
  • Some small squamous cell carcinomas


Matoula clinic | Dermatosurgery

Cryosurgery is an effective treatment of several skin diseases of short duration and without preceding local anesthesia.

The therapeutic effect depends on the cooling time, the cooling cycles carried out as well as on the healing capacity of the applied area.

It is usually excellent in addition to treating cancerous lesions, in which case it remains a whiter area – scar, due to the more prolonged cooling.

The above method is considered reliable and safe however, it is a major issue to have a correct documented diagnosis before proceeding to the local destruction of the tissues.