Sample Type / Medical Specialty: Dermatology
Sample Name: Mohs Micrographic Surgery - 1
Description: Mohs Micrographic Surgery for basal cell CA at mid parietal scalp.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
PREOP DIAGNOSIS: Basal Cell CA.
POSTOP DIAGNOSIS: Basal Cell CA.
LOCATION: Mid parietal scalp.
PREOP SIZE: 1.5 x 2.9 cm
POSTOP SIZE: 2.7 x 2.9 cm
PLANNED RECONSTRUCTION: Simple Linear Closure.
DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE: Prior to each surgical stage, the surgical site was tested for anesthesia and reanesthetized as needed, after which it was prepped and draped in a sterile fashion.
No tumor was identified after the final stage of microscopically controlled surgery. The patient tolerated the procedure well without any complication. After discussion with the patient regarding the various options, the best closure option for each defect was selected for optimal functional and cosmetic results.
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