Ann Dermatol.  2011 Dec;23(Suppl 3):S296-S298. 10.5021/ad.2011.23.S3.S296.

Faun Tail Nevus and Spinal Dysraphism: Cosmetic Improvement with Alexandrite Laser Epilation

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Dermatology, Near East University Hospital, Mersin, Turkey. dr.aslikaptanoglu@gmail.com
  • 2Department of Neurosurgery, Near East University Hospital, Mersin, Turkey.

Abstract

Faun-tail presents as an abnormal lumbosacral hypertrischosis and may be associated with spinal dysrasphism. In addition to the problems due to spinal anomalies, patient's physico-social life may also be affected. Here, we report a case of 13 years old female patient with Faun-tail in association with sypinal dysraphism, in which cosmetic improvement was achieved with the help of Alexandrite laser. Alexandrite laser can be the method of choice for permanent hair removal method due to its safe, effective and easy to apply properties.

Keyword

Faun Tail; Hyper trichosis; Laser; Spinal dysraphism; Treatment

MeSH Terms

Beryllium
Cosmetics
Female
Hair Removal
Humans
Lasers, Solid-State
Nevus
Spinal Dysraphism
Beryllium
Cosmetics
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