Clinical and pathological findings in reexcision of incompletely excised basal cell carcinomas.

@article{BogdanovBerezovsky2001ClinicalAP,
  title={Clinical and pathological findings in reexcision of incompletely excised basal cell carcinomas.},
  author={Alexander Bogdanov-Berezovsky and Avraham Cohen and Ronen Glesinger and Emanuela Cagnano and Yuval Krieger and Lior Ann Rosenberg},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={299-302}
}
In common practice, patients with incompletely excised basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) are referred to elective reexcision. In previous reports, it was observed that tumor cells are found in only 50% of the reexcised specimens. The authors performed a retrospective analysis of a large series of patients to evaluate clinical and pathological findings in patients who underwent reexcision of incompletely excised BCCs. A total of 1,478 BCCs arising in 1,278 patients were excised by plastic surgeons in… CONTINUE READING