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Single-pulse CO2 laser treatment of paraurethral duct dilatation following gonococcal inflammation of the paraurethral glands in men
  1. Wenge Fan1,
  2. Qingsong Zhang2
  1. 1 Department of Dermatology, First People’s Hospital of Changshu, Changshu Hospital, Affiliated to Soochow University, Changshu, China
  2. 2 Department of Dermatology, Traditional Chinese Medical Hospital of Changsha, Changshu, China
  1. Correspondence to Professor Wenge Fan, Department of Dermatology, First People’s Hospital of Changshu, Hospital Affiliated to Soochow University, Changshu 215500, China; fwgqh{at}sina.com

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Paraurethral duct dilatation is a sequela of gonococcal inflammation of the paraurethral glands in male patients.1 2 We treated 20 men (mean age, 42.1±14.4 years; range, 18–68 years) with paraurethral duct dilatation following gonococcal inflammation of the paraurethral glands using a 50 W CO2 laser instrument (JC40–C; Shanghai Jiading Photoelectric Instrument Plant, Shanghai, China) with a pulse frequency range of 2.5–25 Hz from January 2011 to December 2016.

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  • Handling editor Jackie A Cassell

  • Contributors WF and QZ were involved with the design of the study. WF and QZ were involved with patient recruitment. WF was responsible for single-pulse CO2 laser treatment and data collection. WF was responsible for laboratory testing and data collection. WF and QZ analysed the data and reviewed the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Ethics Committee of Changshu First People’s Hospital (No.csyy2010-1A).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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