Intralesional Therapy is the injection of a higher concentration of a drug directly into skin lesions without significant systemic absorption.
Most common type of intralesional therapy is intralesional steroid injection.
An intralesional steroid injection involves a corticosteroid such as triamcinolone acetonide injected directly into a lesion on or immediately below the skin.
An intralesional steroid injection may be indicated for the following skin conditions:
Intralesional administration of corticosteroids treats a dermal inflammatory process directly. In contrast to topical steroids, intralesional steroids: