A case of do‐it‐yourself Mohs’ surgery using bloodroot obtained from the internet

  title={A case of do‐it‐yourself Mohs’ surgery using bloodroot obtained from the internet},
  author={Andrew Affleck and Sandeep Varma},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
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