sankaqm5 Jul 2, 2012
Surgery Specialty: Dermatology
This is a sebaceous cyst in abdominal wall of a 38 year male which was removed completely under local anaesthesia./nHere local anaesthesia given was 2% lignocaine with adrenaline as field block./nAfter the area...
This is a sebaceous cyst in abdominal wall of a 38 year male which was removed completely under local anaesthesia./nHere local anaesthesia given was 2% lignocaine with adrenaline as field block./nAfter the area completely anaesthetized surgery started.
Elliptical incision given over the cyst which includes punctum and small part of skin around the punctum.
Removal of punctum is must to prevent recurrence.
Dissection should be slow, fine and careful to create plane between cyst wall and surrounding skin.
Using fine curved artery forceps or dissecting scissors the proper plane to be created and complete sebaceous cyst to be removed.
After complete removal the cavity to be closed with suturing./nSebaceous cyst usually contains sebum which is secreted from sebaceous gland, keratin material and dead skin cells./nIdeally sebaceous cyst to be removed completely as described in this video to prevent recurrence.
And cure rate in this type of removal in 100%.
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