chemosurgery


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chemosurgery

[¦kē·mō¦sərj·ə·rē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of diseased or unwanted tissue by the application of chemicals.
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Only eight patients underwent Mohs' chemosurgery, so it was difficult to compare this procedure with conventional techniques in this cohort of patients.
Seven patients with modular, superficial, or infiltrative basal cell carcinoma were examined with confocal microscopy before and after each stage of Mohs surgery The technology was 100% sensitive and specific for identifying or ruling out the presence of tumor after the first stage of Mohs chemosurgery.