AMA CPT® Assistant - 1990 Issue 4 (April)

Excision of Malignant Lesions (Winter 1990)

Winter 1990 pages 2-3 Case-by-Case Excision of Malignant Lesions Operative Note: Anesthesia: Local This 46 year old female had two slowly enlarging ulcerating skin lesions on the left side of the forehead which have been biopsied by her dermatologist as basal cell carcinoma. The patient was now scheduled for excision for removal of the residual tumors. With the patient on the operating table in the supine position, the face was prepped and draped in the usual manner. An excision of the lesions was outlined with a margin of normal skin around the two skin lesions. The area was anesthesized...

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