Second intention healing after Mohs micrographic surgery.

  title={Second intention healing after Mohs micrographic surgery.},
  author={Gerardo A Moreno-Arias and C M Izento-Menezes and Manel Armengol Carrasco and Alejandro Camps-Fresneda},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  volume={14 3},
BACKGROUND Although second intention healing has been used for many years in Mohs micrographic surgery, it has lost popularity. This is due to the long process and functional alteration of important anatomical units if certain wound healing factors are not carefully taken into consideration. OBJECTIVE To review indications, contraindications, complications, advantages, disadvantages, as well as basic concepts of the wound healing process, wound care and antibiotic prophylaxis in the… CONTINUE READING