Dermatologic surgery or Dermatosurgery is a subspecialty of Dermatology which replaces the conventional medical methods of treating skin, its appendages and mucous membranes by surgical means.
The techniques in Dermatosurgery range from simple investigative and curative procedures like electrosurgery, simple excisions etc to more advanced techniques including hair transplantation, pigment cell transplant surgeries, scar revision etc.
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A skin biopsy is a commonly performed Dermatosurgical procedure which is essential for confirmation of diagnosis or eliminate suspicions surrounding the development of any malignant conditions.
In this procedure, a sample of 2-4 mm in size is taken and sent for pathological processing and diagnosis.
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Electrosurgery mainly utilizes the heat generated in skin when various voltages of current are passed through it. Here, electricity is used to cause thermal destruction of tissue through dehydration, coagulation and vaporisation.