Peninsula Dermatologic Surgery Mohs



321 Middlefield Road, Suite 245
Menlo Park, CA 94025
T 650.326.7222 F 650.326.7332

CUTANEOUS SURGERY

There are times when Mohs surgery is not indicated to remove a lesion. In the consultation, your doctor may recommend other methods of treatment such as: cryotherapy (freezing), curettage and electrodesiccation (scraping and burning with an electric needle), excisional surgery, radiation therapy or "Slow Mohs" surgery.

EXCISIONAL SURGERY

Sometimes lesions on the skin can be removed with a simple excision. For example, the growth may be...

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“SLOW MOHS”

There are some tumors which are not amenable to Mohs surgery because freezing (the quick processing method used in Mohs surgery) can cause the tumor to lose the features needed to identify it under a microscope...

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