Surgical approach to benign small papular and dome-shaped melanocytic naevi on the face.

@article{Tursen2003SurgicalAT,
  title={Surgical approach to benign small papular and dome-shaped melanocytic naevi on the face.},
  author={Umit Tursen and Tamer Irfan Kaya and Guliz Ikizoglu},
  journal={Journal of cosmetic dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={2 3-4},
  pages={
          175-9
        }
}
Patients frequently request removal of benign papular and dome-shaped naevi for cosmetic or functional reasons. Melanocytic naevi can be removed by elliptical, round, punch or shave excision or destroyed using electrodessication or cryotherapy. Total elliptical excision is probably the most widely used method of removal. If malignancy is suspected, adequate specimens for histological interpretation are required. When malignancy is not suspected, the cosmetic result becomes the first priority… CONTINUE READING
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