excision

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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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Shave excision is a technique in which the exophytic part of a skin lesion and part of the intradermal structure down to the papillary dermis are shaved of using surgical or razor blade.
Two children with larger lesions required shave excision with cautery (scarring was not assessed).
(1,4,9) Although excisional surgery is not usually indicated for seborrheic keratosis, shave excision is the treatment of choice when a histologic confirmation of free margins is desired.
The most common methods of removal include removing the mole by shave excision or cutting out the entire mole and stitching the area closed.
The effective treatment option was superficial ablation, oral retinoids, Shave excision, liquid nitrogen therapy and C[O.sub.2] laser ablation with use of sunscreens and protective clothing.