Dermatologic Surgery and Cryosurgery

  • G. L. Popkin
  • M. Armijo
  • M. Harahap
  • B. Konz
  • P. C. S. d’Aubermont
  • R. P. R. Dawber
  • G. F. Graham
  • G. Landi
  • D. Torre
  • L. M. Field
Conference paper


The overall program was designed to show the range of dermatologic surgery used in the treatment of facial malignancies. The opening presentation by Dr. George L.Popkin showed the traditional approach using curettage and electrodesiccation to treat selected facial malignancies predominantly of the basal cell carcinoma type but also including selected cases of squamous cell carcinoma. There is a correlation between the cure rates achieved and the following factors:
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    Proper case selection including histologie type of basal cell carcinoma.

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    Whether the lesion is primary or recurrent.

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    The size of the carcinoma.

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    The location

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    The experience and interest that the dermatologie practitioner brings to this method of treatment.



Basal Cell Carcinoma High Cure Rate Freeze Time Excisional Surgery Nasolabial Fold 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Popkin
    • 1
  • M. Armijo
    • 2
  • M. Harahap
    • 3
  • B. Konz
    • 4
  • P. C. S. d’Aubermont
    • 5
  • R. P. R. Dawber
    • 6
  • G. F. Graham
    • 7
  • G. Landi
    • 8
  • D. Torre
    • 9
  • L. M. Field
    • 10
  1. 1.BethpageUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyHospital Clinico UniversitarioSalamancaSpain
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyUniversity of North Sumatra Medical SchoolMedanIndonesia
  4. 4.Department of DermatologyUniversity of MunichMunichFR Germany
  5. 5.AtlantaUSA
  6. 6.Department of DermatologyJohn Radcliffe HospitalOxfordGreat Britain
  7. 7.Wilson Dermatology ClinicWilsonUSA
  8. 8.Department of DermatologyM. Bufalini HospitalCesenaItaly
  9. 9.Department of Medicine (Dermatology)Cornell University Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  10. 10.Department of DermatologyStanford University Medical CenterStanfordUSA

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