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Mohs Surgery for Melanoma In Situ: How We Do It

July 2010 | Volume 9 | Issue 7 | Original Article | 786 | Copyright © July 2010


Basil S. Cherpelis MD, L. Frank Glass MD, Sharron Ladd BS HTL, Neil Alan Fenske MD

Abstract
The advent of rapid immunostains has made the use of Mohs surgery to treat melanoma more practical. Mohs surgery is especially useful in the management of lentigo maligna, which often has indistinct clinical margins. The authors describe their technique for treating melanoma in situ with Mohs surgery.