Mohs Surgery

Choosing a Dermatology Office Location | Tips from the Experts
Dermatology Office
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Choosing an Office Location Dermatologists who choose to open their own practice have a lot of decisions to make, from selecting a city to choosing the type of office space. With a lease that runs 5 years, 10 years or even longer, these decisions can have long-term implications. I surveyed three dermatologists who have opened their own practices for their top tips on choosing an office locat …
JDD Issue Highlights | October 2021 | Special Focus: Atopic Dermatitis
ATOPIC DERMATITIS
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With a special focus on atopic dermatitis, the October issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features a great line up of original articles on topics ranging from topical body skincare for toning and tightening, the psychological burden associated with atopic dermatitis, to treatment of toenail onychomycosis in the US and everything in between! Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we sha …
Opening a Practice Shortly After Dermatology Training
opening a practice
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Owning and operating a solo dermatology practice may seem like a business model going the way of the dinosaur, especially with the growing trend of private equity ownership. Yet one early-career dermatologist is embracing practice ownership, and finding a way to open a practice shortly after completing dermatology training. [caption id="attachment_12710" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo cou …
Mohs Surgery- Friday Pop Quiz 10/16
Mohs
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While performing Mohs micrographic surgery for this squamous cell carcinoma (shown in picture), you sever a nerve that lies superficially in the temple, just beneath the thin dermis and subcutaneous fat. The patient would have trouble performing which of the following? A. Raising his eyebrows B. Grimacing C. Smiling D. Closing his eyes E. Chewing food To find out the correct an …
Ocular Dermoid in Patient With Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
ocular dermoid
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CASE A 47-year-old woman presented for Mohs Micrographic Surgery for a biopsy-proven basal cell carcinoma involving the right nasal ala. The patient had a history of basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS) and previous history of multiple basal cell carcinomas. On initial examination, the patient was noted to have a few scattered pearly molluscoid papules on the head and neck, which were suspicio …