skin marking

skin marking

The application of nontoxic, temporary paints or dyes to the skin to provide landmarks (as in plastic surgery), to permit accurate alignment of wound edges at the time the skin is closed, or to align the treatment beam accurately during radiotherapy.
Synonym: surgical marking
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A small incision (usually 2–3 mm) was made at the point of nearest long axis of the FB (skin marking).
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By what name is the skin marking lentigo better known?
The upscale product, which carries a suggested retail price of $29, is designed to treat stubborn acne and help even out skin tone and minimize residual skin marking. It was initially available through doctors' offices and in some drug chains, including CVS Caremark Corp.
Some of us have tried surgical skin marking pens, but they tend to smear when used in the vagina.
JCAHO permits use of Adhesive Site Markers when used in conjunction with direct skin marking methods.
The Surgical Skin Marking Kit comes complete in a sterile, see-through, fiber-free pouch and includes a Vismark marker and a convenient flexible ruler featuring inches and metric measurement.
Five main positive indicators of MIS were identified in multivariate analysis: atypical network, regression, irregular hyperpigmented areas, prominent skin markings, and angulated lines (3.7-, 4.7-, 5.4-, 3.4-, and 2.2-fold, respectively).
As to the skin markings, (there is) 'no way for us to know.
The skin markings over the hypopigmented macules were decreased and dermatoglyphics over tips of all fingers were not very prominent.
Humidity reaches a stifling level as we drift through clumps of water hyacinth in the muddy river famous for its scarification ceremonies, where razors are used to make decorative skin markings and initiate young men into the clan.