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Commentary (Neel/Sober)-Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Established Uses and Emerging Trends

August 01, 2005

Pennington and Leffell have reviewedthe literature with regardto the relative efficacy ofthe Mohs technique vs conventionalsurgery in the treatment of commonand uncommon cutaneous neoplasms.The reason for the success of Mohssurgery can be summarized simply: TheMohs surgeon examines the entire microscopicsurgical margin for tumor,whereas the pathologist working with aconventional surgeon does not.