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Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are the most frequent skin cancers with a continuous increasing incidence and a cause of economic impact. Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is known as the gold-standard of treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer. The files of the patients treated with MMS were analysed during a 6 year period (2014-2019) and demographic information was extracted in addition to the information on tumor histology, localization of tumors, number of stages required for a complete removal of the tumors, and the evolution of the patients. We also analysed the information regarding the number and type of reconstructions performed. Over the course of 6 years, 1,356 cutaneous tumors were treated in our clinic by means of MMS. BCC represented 80.5%, SCC 17.6%, and other tumors such as melanoma in situ, DFSP, Extramammary Paget's Disease - being 1.9% of the number of other treated tumors. During the period under review, only 4 cases of post-Mohs Micrographic Surgery recurrence have been recorded, with a cure rate of over 99.7%. Mohs micrographic surgery is an efficient treatment method in removing cutaneous carcinoma as well as tumors with special indications with a low recurrence rate therefore reducing the need of successive surgical interventions.
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A surgical technique used primarily in the treatment of skin neoplasms, especially basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. This procedure is a microscopically controlled excision of cutaneous tumors either after fixation in vivo or after freezing the tissue. Serial examinations of fresh tissue specimens are most frequently done.
Works consisting of collections of law reports or the published reports of decided cases and documents or filings related to those cases.
The surgical creation of a new opening in the labyrinth of the ear for the restoration of hearing in cases of OTOSCLEROSIS. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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A test to determine the relative hardness of a metal, mineral, or other material according to one of several scales, such as Brinell, Mohs, Rockwell, Vickers, or Shore. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma, or BCC, is a cancer of the basal cells at the bottom of the epidermis. It’s very common ...
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