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Digital compression of facial arteries facilitates cutaneous nasal surgery.
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PMID:  23301876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Non-melanoma skin cancers on the nose frequently present to dermatology for surgical excision. This anatomical area has an excellent vascular supply and, consequently, increased intra-operative bleeding (Fig. 1 (a)). Pinching the nasal tip to control bleeding is commonly used, however this can be uncomfortable for the patient because the nasal septum may not be anaesthetised (Fig. 1 (b)).
B Moran; C Foley; P Ormond
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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 
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Created Date:  2013-1-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004041     Medline TA:  Br J Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©The Authors bjd © 2013 British Association of Dermatologists.
Department of Dermatology, St. James's Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland.
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