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cosmetic removal of skin stains caused by ks

Dec 10, 2007

I was misdiagosised around 5 years ago as having granuloma angualara and treated with kenolog injections and steriods for ayear as they got worse. After a second biospy done it came back ks. Four years later I am in excellent health except I am left with around 15 stains on my skin.This has totally affected my quality of life.Ialways have to wear long shirts to cover arms and pants.My doctor primary care and oncologist wanted me to wait for along time before I did anything cosmetically. Now they both have given me the okay to either have surgery or mybe laser therapy. They both say they are not cosmtic surgeons or dermatologists.I live in florida but will travel for help.Thankyou.

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

While not life-threatening, it's understandable how scarring can impact your life. I'm pretty sure that just about any good plastic surgeon or dermatologist would be interested in helping you. BY

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