Forehead Case 1 Forehead
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
Step 1: Pre operative photo
81 year old female with Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) on the frontal region, just lateral to the eyebrow.
Step 2: Drawing
Drawings following natural Langer lines and the tumor at a margin of 5 mm.
Step 3: Excision
Tumor excised including subdermal fatty tissue.
Step 4: Closure
Clossure in natural skin lines with novosyn 4-0 inverted dermal sutures and ethilon 5-0 single sutures.
Step 5: Post operative photo
Micopore tape is placed to relieve the stretch on the cicatrice