Excisional skin surgery
Excisional skin surgery is a surgical procedure used to remove moles, cysts, skin cancer, and other skin growths using local anesthesia. To treat skin cancer, the doctor uses a scalpel to remove the entire tumor and some of the healthy tissue around it.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".
- Excisional skin surgery entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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