• Corpus ID: 19397138

[Cryosurgery for nose basal cell carcinoma. Series of 17 tumors].

@article{Zribi2006CryosurgeryFN,
  title={[Cryosurgery for nose basal cell carcinoma. Series of 17 tumors].},
  author={H{\'e}la Zribi and Fa{\"i}ka Cherif and H{\'e}la Zakraoui and Rym Cheikhrouhou and Mourad Mokni and Amel Ben Osman Dhahri},
  journal={La Tunisie medicale},
  year={2006},
  volume={84 8},
  pages={
          473-6
        }
}
UNLABELLED Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common malignant tumour of the skin frequently located on the head and chiefly on the nose. Cryosurgery is one of the methods to treat BCC. OBJECT To determine the efficacy of cryosurgery of 17 BCC of the nose in terms of recurrence rates and cosmetic results. RESULTS 15 patients were included with a median age of 73 years and a photo type III or IV in 86% of cases. Mean size of tumours was 12 mm. Lesions were chiefly located on the alae… 
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Cryosurgery of the Nose
TLDR
Cryosurgery of the nose, as monotherapy or in combination with other techniques has been proven to be safe and appropriate management of malignant and non-malignant lesions with high cure rate and usually pleasing cosmetic results.