Mohs Surgery

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 …
Mohs Surgery – Friday Pop Quiz 5/29
Mohs
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This patient presents for Mohs surgery. What is the deepest layer that you can undermine in this area? A. Epidermis B. Dermis C. Subcutaneous fat D. Superficial muscular aponeurotic system (SMAS) E. Muscle To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
How to Successfully Match into a Mohs Fellowship
Mohs Fellowship
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After all of the hustling and extra work you put in during medical school, you are now here living your best derm resident life. With each passing day, you can taste how much closer you are to being finished with your training, you can smell the signing and/or relocation bonus from your first job, and almost touch the freedom that will come with being an attending. But are you really ready to just …