chemosurgery


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Related to chemosurgery: Mohs technique
  • noun

Words related to chemosurgery

use of chemical to destroy diseased or malignant tissue

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Lesions in these areas have long been difficult to remove by surgical excision and Mohs' chemosurgery because of the potential for causing cosmetic deformity or functional disability.
With over 45 physicians and clinicians, West Dermatology specializes in a range of clinical diagnostic and treatment options including chemosurgery, brachytherapy, allergy and immunology conditions, dermatopathology, clinical research as well as cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery.
But the Thriller hitmaker was seen leaving the clinic with the bag, carried by a minder, and it read: "Diseases of the skin, skin cancer and skin cancer chemosurgery.
A 66-year-old woman with history of facial skin cancers presented to the senior author (JRT) after she had undergone Mobs' chemosurgery for removal of a basal cell carcinoma on the right nasal ala (figure, A).
All higher risk SCCs should be treated with Mohs chemosurgery if it is available; otherwise, surgery with excellent margin control is advisable.