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Mohs Surgery (Mohs' Micrographic Surgery) Summary

Description: A surgical technique used primarily in the treatment of skin neoplasms, especially basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. This procedure is a microscopically controlled excision of cutaneous tumors either after fixation in vivo or after freezing the tissue. Serial examinations of fresh tissue specimens are most frequently done.

Also Known As: Mohs' Micrographic Surgery; Micrographic Surgery, Moh's; Micrographic Surgery, Mohs'; Moh's Micrographic Surgery; Moh's Surgery Show All >>

Networked: 1008 relevant articles (61 outcomes, 52 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Mohs Surgery is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 20 outcomes 9 studies in 319 results
  2. Skin Neoplasms (Skin Cancer) : 12 outcomes 6 studies in 186 results
  3. Basal Cell Carcinoma (Rodent Ulcer) : 9 outcomes 18 studies in 204 results
  4. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant) : 7 outcomes 6 studies in 92 results
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 73 results
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Drugs Related to Mohs Surgery

  1. imiquimod (Aldara)
  2. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  3. Cosmetics
  4. Paraffin
  5. Potassium
  6. Polymers
  7. Petrolatum (Vaseline)
  8. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)
  9. Coagulants
  10. Mesylates (Mesylate)
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Therapies Related to Mohs Surgery

  1. Curettage
  2. Radiotherapy
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Lasers (Laser)
  5. Surgical Sponges (Surgical Sponge)
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