Mohs' micrographic surgery

Mohs' micrographic surgery

A surgical technique in which successive rings of skin tissue are removed and examined under a microscope to ensure that no cancer is left.
Mentioned in: Skin Lesion Removal
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Surgical excision versus Mohs' micrographic surgery for basal cell carcinoma of the face: A randomised clinical trial with 10 year follow-up.
Surgical excision versus Mohs' micrographic surgery for primary and recurrent basal-cell carcinoma of the face: a prospective randomised controlled trial with 5-years' follow-up.
12) Other treatments include scalping, Mohs' micrographic surgery, laser ablation, electrodessication/curettage cryotherapy, trichloroacetic acid, retinoic acid, carbon dioxide laser, and radiotherapy.
Since Mohs' micrographic surgery is tissue sparing, consider it the treatment of choice if the keratoacanthoma is located in a sensitive area, such as the face.
Given the cosmetically sensitive location of our patient's keratoacanthoma, the size of it, and the patient's history of skin cancers, we decided to use Mohs' micrographic surgery for the management of this tumor, with good clinical outcome.
SAN DIEGO -- Duration and sub-anatomic location of nonmelanoma skin cancers of the ear correlate directly with the extent of Mohs' micrographic surgery defects in this patient population, results from a small study suggest.
In 1981, Asarch created and headed the Dermatologic Surgery Program and Mohs' Micrographic Surgery section far the department of dermatology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where he is currently an associate clinical professor of dermatology.
He was referred to our institution's Department of Dermatology by his dermatologist for Mohs' micrographic surgery on the recurrent basal cell carcinomas of the right temporal region and the right nasal alar crease.
Stasko of the Mohs' Micrographic Surgery Clinic at Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tenn.