Sealing the Deal: Embracing Hydrocolloid Dressings for Post Procedure Dermatologic Care

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Justin W Marson
Rebecca M. Chen
Michelle Schwartz
Daniel M. Siegel


non-melanoma skin cancer, electrodessication and curretage, wound care, maintenance-free, hydrocolloid, pimple patch


Hydrocolloid dressings provide a maintenance-free method of post-procedural wound care. Commercially available hydrocolloid dressing, however, may not be accessible or affordable for all procedural patients. Here we report a case of a patient with a fibroepithelioma of pinkus treated with electrodessication and curettage with post-procedural wound care managed with an over-the-counter hydrocolloid “pimple” patch.


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