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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 756-762

Role of microneedling in treatment of patients with striae distensae


1 Department of Dermatology, Andrology and STDs, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Shebeen El-Kom, Egypt
2 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Shebeen El-Kom, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Hanan A E Mahmoud
Department of Dermatology, Andrology and STDs, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Shebeen El-Kom
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/mmj.mmj_36_18

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Objective The aim of this work was to elucidate the efficacy and safety of microneedling in the treatment of striae distensae (SD). Background SD is a common form of dermal scarring that appears on the skin as violaceous, erythematous, or hypopigmented linear striations. Microneedling therapy or collagen induction therapy is a minimally invasive, nonsurgical, and nonablative procedure that involves the use of a microneedling device to create controlled skin injury. Data sources Medline databases such as PubMed, Medscape, Science Direct, and EMF-Portal and all materials available on the Internet from 2010 to 2017 were searched. Study selection The initial search presented seven articles that have studied the role of microneedling in the treatment of SD. Data extraction If the studies did not fulfill the inclusion criteria, they were excluded. Study quality assessment included whether ethical approval was gained, eligibility criteria specified, appropriate controls mentioned, adequate information provided, and assessment measures defined. Data synthesis Comparisons were made by structured review with the results tabulated. Findings The use of skin microneedling is found to be effective in the treatment of SD. Conclusion This study concluded that the use of skin microneedling is effective as a new modality for the treatment of SD.


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