Small Excisions

When an elliptical excision is made in the RSTLs, the wound angle should not exceed 30_ (Figs. 2.8a and 2.9). Various excision techniques can be used (Figs. 2.10-2.14).

Fig. 2.9a Elliptical excision in the RSTLs. The excision angle is approximately 30°. b Crescent-shaped excision. c Suture.


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