Contemporary Mohs surgery applications

@article{Minton2008ContemporaryMS,
  title={Contemporary Mohs surgery applications},
  author={Timothy J Minton},
  journal={Current Opinion in Otolaryngology \& Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={16},
  pages={376–380}
}
  • T. Minton
  • Published 1 August 2008
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
Purpose of reviewThe incidence of cutaneous malignancies continues to rise and it is likely that the majority of skin cancers referred to otolaryngologists will have characteristics that necessitate a more complex and aggressive approach. Mohs micrographic surgery is a tissue-sparing technique that allows for excision of cancers under complete microscopic control and thus boasts high cure rates. This paper reviews the Mohs technique and discusses the current indications for Mohs surgery in the… 

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