is a microscopically controlled excision of a lesion where each bit of tissue removed is mapped and examined under the microscope to determine the site and extent of malignant cells before more tissue is removed.
a method of treating skin cancer in which all the cancer and as little normal tissue as possible is removed.
A surgical procedure used to treat skin cancer. Individual layers of cancerous tissue are removed and examined under a microscope one at a time until all cancerous tissue has been removed. Also called Mohs micrographic surgery.