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.
Miller SJ. Healing by Second Intention Following Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997;123(8):886-887. doi:10.1001/archotol.1997.01900080120016