Microscopically Controlled Excision of Skin Tumors: Chemosurgery (Mohs): Fresh Tissue Technique

  title={Microscopically Controlled Excision of Skin Tumors: Chemosurgery (Mohs): Fresh Tissue Technique},
  author={T. Tromovitch and S. J. Stegeman},
  journal={Archives of Dermatology},
A variation of Mohs' technique, that is, microscopically controlled surgical excision is presented. The use of fresh tissue eliminates the need for zinc chloride paste. This substantially decreases the discomfort of the procedure and shortens the time necessary for extirpation of difficult tumors. A series of 102 basal cell carcinomas occurring in 85 patients was treated by this method. With a minimum follow-up of three years and a maximum of eight years there have been only three recurrences… Expand
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