Shocking therapy: uses of transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation in dermatology.

Ely H

PMID: 2022093
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The use of transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation is new to dermatologists but has a long history. A list of published applications includes use in therapy for postherpetic neuralgia, increased peripheral circulation, itching, varicose ulcers, ischemic ulcers, diabetic neuropathy, leprous neuritis, would healing, increased survival of skin flaps, Raynaud’s phenomenon, scleroderma, esophageal dysmotility, and glossodynia.

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