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
Step 1: Pre operative photo
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) on the upper right lip.
Step 2: Drawing
5mm safety margin is drawn around the SCC. Ellipsoid
Step 3: Excision
Excised in 5-7 mm margin by a wedge excision.
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.