Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Penoscrotal Malignancy

Michael J. Wells, R. Stan Taylor

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Abstract

Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) has been shown to reduce recurrence rates when used to excise many different mucocutaneous neoplasms, especially of the head and neck. The low recurrence rates are due to careful microscopic evaluation of the horizontal and vertical surgical margins. This article discusses the utility and limitations of MMS in controlling neoplasia of the male genitalia. Specific penoscrotal neoplasias discussed in this article include invasive and in situ squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, extramammary Paget disease, and granular cell tumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)403-409
Number of pages7
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2010

Keywords

  • Carcinoma
  • Extramammary Paget disease
  • Male genitalia
  • Mohs
  • Penis
  • Scrotum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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