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Journal CME Article: Surgical Treatment and Reconstruction of Non-Melanoma Facial Skin Cancers

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Summary: Current evidence for diagnosis and surgical treatment of nonmelanoma facial skin cancers is reviewed. In addition, reconstructive options for facial defects are discussed by anatomic location.

Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the appropriate resection margins for common types of nonmelanoma skin cancer.
  2. Discuss indications for secondary intention healing, skin grafting, and local flaps for reconstruction of facial skin cancer defects.
  3. Describe at least one local flap for reconstruction of scalp, forehead, temple/cheek, periocular, nose, and lips.

Authors: Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD; Donald H. Lalonde, MD; Frederick J. Menick, MD; Michael L. Bentz, MD, FAAP

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® Editors:
Editor-in-Chief: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Co-Editor: James M. Stuzin, MD
Section Editor: Donald H. Lalonde, MD

Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ASPS designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Patient Safety Credit: 0.5
Media: Journal Article, Video
Release Date: 5/1/2015
Estimated time to complete this course: 1.0 hour

Sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)

Intended Audience
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.


Disclosures:
Dr. Rohrich, MD is the Principal/Co-Principal Investigator of research grants awarded to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, from Medicis, Mentor, and Contura Pharmaceutical. All research funds are provided directly to UT Southwestern. Dr. Stuzin has no relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. Dr. Lalonde is a consultant for ASSI Instruments. None of the authors have any relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All ASPS staff members managing this activity have no relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.

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