What is Skin excision?

Category: Surgeries

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See also: Longmeir's surgery

A skin excision is the complete removal of a certain area of skin. Usually a skin excision is meant to remove cancerous or damaged skin tissue along with a margin of normal healthy skin.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Basal cell skin cancer 2 0
Actinic keratosis 1 0
Brooke-Spiegler syndrome 1 2
Diagnostic assessment 1 0
Hidradenitis suppurativa 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Skin excision

Side effect Patients
Back pain 1
Headaches 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Skin excision

Dosage Patients
one time 1

Duration

Currently having Skin excision

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Skin excision

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3
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