Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Emily Wong, Eileen Axibal, Mariah Brown

Resultado de la investigación: Review articlerevisión exhaustiva

19 Citas (Scopus)


Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is the gold standard for treating various cutaneous tumors. MMS has evolved into a single-day, outpatient procedure. The tumor is excised, mapped, and processed with frozen, horizontal sections for immediate histologic evaluation. The process is repeated as necessary until the tumor is completely removed, with maximal conservation of normal tissue. Evaluation of 100% of the surgical margin allows for exceptional cure rates. The Mohs surgeon is trained in tumor excision, histopathology interpretation, and surgical reconstruction. The use of MMS is often part of a multidisciplinary approach to treating cutaneous tumors.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)15-34
Número de páginas20
PublicaciónFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
EstadoPublished - feb. 2019
Publicado de forma externa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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