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excision

[ek′sizh·ən]
(genetics)
Recombination involving removal of a genetic element.
(medicine)
The cutting out of a part; removal of a foreign body or growth from a part, organ, or tissue.
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Those in which there was another finding that would prompt excision (atypical ductal hyperplasia, flat epithelial atypia, papilloma, radial scar, DCIS, invasive carcinoma) were excluded and only those with available surgical excision results or at least 2 years of clinical and/or imaging follow-up were included.
Conclusion: Conventional surgical excision for BCC at aesthetically important areas assisted with intra operative frozen section technique resulted in high success rates in terms of tumor free margins.
The average IKDC score in the fixation group (82.52 [+ or -] 8.71, range 65.52-100.00) was significantly lower than that in the excision group (89.51 [+ or -] 7.19, range 73.56-100.00, t = 10.77, P < 0.01).
(15) After lesion excision, a carbon-based absorbable tissue marker (BiomarC; Carbon Medical Technologies, Inc., St.
Excision of the tumor created a full-thickness defect with the absence of overlying fascia, subcutaneous fat, the fascia of the lumbrical muscle of the second digit and the fascia of the adductor pollicis and opponent pollicis muscle of the thumb (Figure 2).
The incidence of the adverse effects associated with BCG vaccine is up to 3.8%.3,5 Post BCG lymphadenitis is one of the most common side effect of the vaccine.1,3 Most of the cases of post BCG lymphadenitis are suppurative and defined as "palpable lymph nodes after BCG vaccine with fluctuation, erythema and oedema of overlying skin with absence of fever and tenderness".1 Suppurative BCG lymphadenitis is primarily treated by needle aspiration surgical excision is done in cases of failed needle aspiration.
This case series is done on 50 patients having been diagnosed with Basal Cell Carcinoma of face (Histopathology proven) requiring surgical excision followed by reconstruction of the defects admitted in Postgraduate Department of Surgery, Government Medical College, Jammu (J and K) from November 2015 to October 2017.
Temporary gas and fluid incontinence was detected in the early postoperative period due to the wide excision of the mucosa along with the perianal skin, however it recovered within two months spontaneously.
The objective of the treatment was mucocele treatment with topic anesthesia and laser-assisted excision.
However, in all cases described, surgical excision gave good results and complete resolution of the symptoms.
Due to their infrequency and nonspecific presentation, we know that bronchogenic cysts are typically unrecognized and often diagnosed following surgical excision and histopathologic examination.
The commonest surgical procedure was complete cyst excision with Roux-en-Y common hepatico-jejunostomy.