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Excision of Facial Tumors

Scalp Case 1 Scalp

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

70 year old male with basal cell carcinoma (BCC) on the scalp.

Before and after

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Step 1: Pre operative photo

BCC on the scalp

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Step 2: Drawing

5mm safety margin is draws around the BCC

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Step 3: Excision

BCC excised in 5 mm margin

  • BCC is marked with a suture to indicate the directionality of the tumor for the pathologist
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Step 4: Undermining

Undermining of the skin

  • By doing this direct closure is possible
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Step 5: Direct closure

Direct closure with absorbable dermal sutures and thick nylon sutures in the skin.

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Step 6: Bandaging

A bandage with minor compression is applied


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