Small lesions that can be clipped off at their base using the appropriate Laser device with little or no anaesthesia.

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Aluminium chloride may be applied for haemostasis if needed. For larger lesions, topical anaesthesia and removal with the use of a Laser is the preferred method.

An entity that is frequently reported as perianal acrochordons or skinfolds has now been named infantile perianal pyramidal protrusions. This occurs in young children, usually girls, in the midline anterior to the anus. It reduces with time and no treatment is necessary. Child abuse, genital warts, haemorrhoids, granulomatous lesions of inflammatory bowel disease, or rectal prolapse must be considered in the differential diagnosis of these lesions.

Tag-like basal cell carcinomas in childhood should suggest a diagnosis of nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS). Biopsy should be performed on acrochordons in children because the lesions are uncommon in this age group, and they may be the presenting sign of NBCCS.

About the author:

Christofer Tzermias

A top specialist in LASER and Invasive Dermatology in England (Oxford/London) and North America (New York/San Diego) and a leading pioneer in the implementation of sophisticated LASER in Greece, Dr Christofer Tzermias is also the founder of the first and most well-equipped inpatient departments of LASER Dermatology in the Athens Medical Center, Marousi, the St. Lucas Clinic of Panorama of Thessaloniki and the Balkan Clinic in Thessaloniki. He was the Director of Invasive and LASER Dermatology at the Athens Medical Center for 18 years, from 1996 to 2014 and is a writer and editor of numerous papers and publications for international and Greek scientific journals, as well as, international foreign language books. Dr Tzermias regularly participates in international and Greek conferences, as well as, giving speeches and lectures at university clinics in Greece and abroad. He accepts appointments at his state-of-the-art clinics on Vas. Sophia 49 - Athens, and 71 Kifissias Avenue in Marousi.

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