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a type of electrosurgery used to produce superficial desiccation of tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


The controlled surgical destruction of tissue by fulguration (using high-frequency electric current), in particular at margins of a malignancy.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


A procedure where a high-energy laser beam is used to burn the cancerous tissue.
Mentioned in: Bladder Cancer
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Electrofulguration was advised for cosmetic treatment.
Cryotherapy, electrofulguration, laser ablation, cold coagulation, and loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) are all acceptable treatment approaches for biopsy-confirmed CIN-1.
electrofulguration, excision; (3) chemical methods using urea, propylene glycol, alpha hydroxy acid; and (4) pharmacological (vitamin A, retinoids), all basically targeted at reducing the hyperkeratosis involving different sites.10