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Excision of Facial Tumors

Cheek Case 2 SCC on the left cheek

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

Squamous cell carcinoma on the left cheek fast aggressive growing over 2 months.

Before and after

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Step 1: Pre operative photo

Squamous cell carcinoma on the left cheek

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Step 2: Drawing

Notice the drawing following Langers lines and that the larger excision does only strecht the mouth a little (will over 3 months settle nicely)

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Step 3a: Excision

The tumor is excised in 7,5 mm margin including deeper subdermal fatty tissue.

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Step 3b: Excision

The tumor is excised in 7,5 mm margin including deeper subdermal fatty tissue.

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Step 4: Closure

Minor undermining of skin and then closure in two layers. Subdermal inverted absorbable sutures and nylon single sutures in the skin.

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Step 5: Result

Micropore is applied to the cicatrice to avoid stretching


Procedure and cases

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Case 1

Two BCC’s on the cheek


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