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Excision Of Masses

Excision of masses refers to the surgical removal of cysts, tumors or other tissue masses. General surgeons have the capability to remove tissue masses from most parts of the body.

  • local or general anesthesia may be used
  • surgeon makes an incision in the skin over the location of the mass
  • a scalpel or other surgical instrument is used to remove the tissue mass
  • surgeon closes the incision with stitches