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All skin cancer surgery is carried out under local anesthetiic . Procedures are as follows Skin biopsy/Punch biopsy Curretage and cautery Shave biopsy Shave excision Excision follower by primary closure
Almost all skin cancer surgery is carried out under local anaesthesia. General anaesthesia is used if very large procedures are necessary such as large skin grafts or lymph node procedures.
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If it was really a BCC and was completely removed, nothing more needs to be done and there should be no need for further follow up. Perhaps there are some details missing.
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