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DERMATOLOGY – Instruments | Equipments | Devices – Full list

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Dermatology instruments list

We have made all the DERMATOLOGY Instruments full set or list with the Names, Description, Uses with Pictures. in you medical ward you will see all this instruments/equipments/devices. So full knowledge regarding all this devices is necessary for your medical and surgical practice and also during exams.



Comedone Extractor

Comedone extractor

Description :

Made up of stainless steel and has two ends.

Thick wire loops are present at the two endings.

Uses :

1. Treat Acne Vulgaris : To extract Blackheads(open comedones) and Whiteheads(Closed comedones).


Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy

Description :

Mainly liquid Nitrogen is used to freeze/cold the abnormal tissues and has pipes/openings to spray the liquid.

Has a Cylinder to store the gas and the 

Uses :

1.Destruction of diseased tissues : Used to treat diseased tissues, pre-malignant tumors, benign tumors.


Dermaroller

Dermaroller

Description :

Plastic Handle with the body which is holding the roller.

The roller has multiple teeth like thin and sharp  structures.

Uses :

1. Boosting Collagen : After removal of acne the face tissues are rolled with dermaroller to stimulate the face collagen tissue for boosting the tissues.


Humby Knife

Humby knife

Description :

Made up of stainless steel and has a Handle and a cutting blade used to shave off a layer of skin mainly used for skin grafting.

Uses :

  1. Skin grafting : Procedure that involves removing skin from one area of the body and placing it on a different part of the body.

Molluscum Curettage

Molluscum curettage

Description :

Full metallic structure and has two ends which are scoop like structures.

Uses :

1. Removing : To remove the molluscum bumps from the skin.


Skin Biopsy Punch

Skin biopsy punch

Description :

Plastic body and has circular blades at the end.

Uses :

Has a vast use in Dermatology practical field :

1. Diagnostic uses :

  1.  Skin Biopsy
  2. Nail plate and matrix biopsy
  3. Skin punch as adjunct to the FNAC

2. Therapeutic Uses:

  1. Punch can be used as curette in molluscum contagiosum and basal cell carcinoma
  2. Punch excision of glomus tumor.

3. Cosmetic uses :

  1.  Tattoo removal
    2. Ear lobe repair

Angled Loop

Angled loop

Description :

One handle contains the angular metallic loop.

Uses :

Mainly used in pimple extraction


Eye Loop

Eye loop

Description :

Round metallic loop attached to a handle.

Uses :

Pimple or Acne, Blackheads extraction.


Flat Loop

Flat loop

Description :

Quadrangular ring present at the tip and attached with a handle.

Uses :

Pimples extraction


Lancet

Lancet

Description :

Triangular sharp pointing blade is present at the tip.

Uses :

Used to pop pimples.


Small Loop

Small loop

Description :

Triangular shaped loop is present at the tip and attached with a handle.

Uses :

Pimple or Acne, Blackheads extraction.


Spoon Extractor

Spoon extractor

Description :

Metallic body and has a spoon shaped tip.

Uses :

Removal of blackheads and pimples.


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