The nested M-plasty for scar length shortening.


The extirpation of skin cancer by Mohs micrographic surgery often leaves a roughly circular surgical defect. Many such defects can be closed primarily with the excision of standing cones of redundant tissue from either end of the wound. This results in a linear scar approximately three times the length of the original circular defect. However, at certain… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.2008.34265.x

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