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Excision of Facial Tumors

Lip Case 1 V-Excision

Authors: Frederik Gulmark Hansen, med.stud. and Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, MD

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) on the upper right lip

Before and after

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Step 1: Pre operative photo

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) on the upper right lip.

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Step 2: Drawing

5mm safety margin is drawn around the SCC. Ellipsoid

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Step 3: Excision

Excised in 5-7 mm margin by a wedge excision.

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Step 4: Closure

The defect was closed using absorbable 4-0 vicryl sutures in the dermis and nylon 4-0 single sutures in the skin. Nylon sutures to be removed after 10 days. Micropore was applied to avoid further stretching.


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