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'Addressing' an under-recognised cause of discomfort for patients undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23301598     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is acknowledged as the gold-standard treatment for high risk non-melanoma skin cancer of the head and neck. By virtue of its tissue-sparing nature, patients who undergo MMS may require several stages or 'layers' to successfully extirpate a tumour. Under such circumstances it is commonplace for adhesive dressings to be applied between each stage to cover an exposed wound bed and act as a temporary pressure dressing to reduce the risk of bleeding.
Authors:
J Parker; D Norman; L Savage; W Hussain
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Publication Detail:
Type:  LETTER     Date:  2013-1-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1365-2133     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004041     Medline TA:  Br J Dermatol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©The Authors BJD © 2013 British Association of Dermatologists.
Affiliation:
Department of Mohs Surgery (C4), Leeds Centre for Dermatology, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, LS7 4SA.
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