Shave excision of superficial solar skin lesions

Emmett A.J.J. and Broadbent G.D. (1987) Shave excision of superficial solar skin lesions. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 80 1: 47-54.

Author Emmett A.J.J.
Broadbent G.D.
Title Shave excision of superficial solar skin lesions
Journal name Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0032-1052
Publication date 1987-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 80
Issue 1
Start page 47
End page 54
Total pages 8
Subject 2746 Surgery
Abstract Shave excision is a useful technique for the treatment of superficial solar lesions. The most common of these is the solar keratosis, which can be a red or gray scaling lesion. This can at times be difficult to differentiate from the superficial basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma or their more infiltrating types. Shave excision gives the advantage of a histopathologic report. Lesions found to be infiltrating or in danger of recurrence can then be further excised. The cosmetic appearance of the healed shave excision site is generally quite good, although it can be paler than the surrounding skin. If this is likely to be a problem, the shave graft can be applied, as with deeper shave excisions. A thin shave graft also can be used to repigment pale scarred areas. A series of 1313 shave excised lesions is analyzed.
Q-Index Code C1
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