mohs surgerymedical dictionary

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 tumours either after fixation in vivo or after freezing the tissue. Serial examinations of fresh tissue specimens are most frequently done.

(12 Dec 1998)

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