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PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Technique in dermatology


Platelet‐rich plasma is a platelet concentrate that is contained in a small volume of plasma. It is used to treat diseases concerned with the skin that are caused due to its high concentration of growth factors. When the disease of autologous origin, it decreases the probability of suffering adverse reactions and transfusion‐transmitted infections. PRP is used to treat skin-related diseases such as acne, alopecia, and skin ulcers. The use of PRP extends to treatment of other skin conditions such as melasma, hyperpigmentation, and burns, where it stimulates tissue repair and facilitates regeneration.