Drawbacks

Cryotherapy is usually initially complicated by oedema, followed by blister formation. After rupture, the resultant crust takes 4-10 weeks to heal.41 Hypopigmentation is universal, with occasional hypertrophic scarring.41 Atrophic scars can be seen on the face, and neuropathy has been reported.41 Since cryotherapy rarely destroys deep tissues, significant invasion should be considered a relative contraindication.41

Patients with abnormal cold tolerance, cryoglobulinaemia, autoimmune deficiency or platelet deficiency should not be treated with cryotherapy.41

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