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Saucerization Biopsy

Aka: Saucerization Biopsy
  1. Definition
    1. Excisional Biopsy technique
  2. Indications
    1. Consider where Excisional Biopsy needed in regions at risk of Hypertrophic Scar
  3. Technique
    1. Similar preparation and lesion marking as for Excisional Biopsy
    2. Thick tissue sample obtained via curved blade (e.g. Dermablade)
    3. Depth extends at least to mid-Dermis and in some cases into sub-cutaneous fat
  4. Efficacy
    1. May offer faster and better cosmesis than with Excisional Biopsy
  5. References
    1. Gambichler (2000) Dermatol Surg 26(7): 662-6 [PubMed]

Saucerization - action (C0184932)

Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
SnomedCT 112694000, 129318009
Spanish saucerización - acción, craterización, saucerización (acción), saucerización (procedimiento), saucerización - acción (calificador), saucerización
English saucerisation, saucerization, Saucerization, Saucerisation, Saucerisation - action, Saucerization (procedure), Saucerization - action (qualifier value), Saucerization - action, Saucerization, NOS
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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