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August 1997

Healing by Second Intention Following Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology and Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Md.

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997;123(8):886-887. doi:10.1001/archotol.1997.01900080120016

Healing by second intention is a reconstructive option that is underused by many surgeons who treat skin cancers of the head and neck. Deutsch and Becker's1 article in the May issue of the Archives is a welcome addition to the sparse literature on the subject.