What is Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS)?

Category: Surgeries


Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is a surgical technique for the removal of certain skin cancers, specifically basal cell skin cancers and squamous cell skin cancers that are at high risk for local recurrence.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS)

Side effect Patients
Cellulitis 1
Scalp pain 1


Stopped having Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 7
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS).