Mohs chemosurgery technique


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Mohs chemosurgery technique

(mōz)
[Frederic Edward Mohs, U.S. surgeon, 1910–1979]
A method of excising tumors of the skin. The tumor tissue is fixed in place, and a layer is removed. That portion is then examined microscopically. This procedure is repeated until the entire tumor is removed. This technique is esp. useful in treating basal cell epitheliomas.