Lentigo Maligna: The Use of Rush Permanent Sections in Therapy

Sunil S. Dhawan, Daniel J. Wolf, Harold S. Rabinovitz, Evangelos Poulos

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Lentigo maligna is often treated with superficial therapies that are associated with high recurrence rates. The high recurrence rates are a result of incomplete destruction or removal of tumor from clinically inapparent but histologically positive areas. We describe the use of the Mohs technique with rush permanent sections for the complete removal of this melanocytic neoplasm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)928-930
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Dermatology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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