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Excision of Facial Tumors

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

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) on the lateral part of the forehead

Before and after

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Step 1: Pre operative photo

81 year old female with Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) on the frontal region, just lateral to the eyebrow.

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Step 2: Drawing

Drawings following natural Langer lines and the tumor at a margin of 5 mm.

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Step 3: Excision

Tumor excised including subdermal fatty tissue.

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Step 4: Closure

Clossure in natural skin lines with novosyn 4-0 inverted dermal sutures and ethilon 5-0 single sutures.

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Step 5: Post operative photo

Micopore tape is placed to relieve the stretch on the cicatrice


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