elliptical excision

elliptical excision

surgical undermining of the edges of a wound that is too wide to be sutured. Frees up the edges so that they can be approximated.
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The cosmetic result in patient 2, who underwent the elliptical excision, was more pleasing, as no webs or tethering formed.
the scalp or mucosa), the clinician can perform a shave biopsy, punch biopsy, or an elliptical excision to successfully remove them.
First, a 30[degrees] elliptical excision and closure was designed along the axis of the RSTLs.
The laxity of the scrotal skin, along with the decision to perform multiple elliptical excisions, allowed for good scrotal coverage and excellent cosmetic outcome.