Surgical treatment of skin tumors

The surgical treatment of skin tumors is indicated for removal of malignant as well benign tumors. For a complete and safe removal of malignant tumors, a more extensive surrounding skin area is need to be cut and it dimensions depend on the characteristics of the tumor (type, size, margins and depth). After removal, the material is sent for histological examination to confirm the diagnosis and also check if the tumor was totally removed. Great part of skin tumors are possible to treat under local anesthesia in an out-going clinic’s fashion and the procedure lasts about 30 minutes. The skin cut is done on the natural facial creases and folds to improve the aesthetics and usually after 6 months, the scars are barely seen.