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Cryosurgery
A noninvasive treatment that uses subfreezing temperature to freeze and destroy the tissue.
Debridement
Removal of debris, foreign objects, and damaged or necrotic tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and to promote healing.
Dermabrasion
Removal of the epidermis and a portion of the dermis with sandpaper or brushes in oder to eliminate superficial scars or unwanted tatoos.
Dermatoplasty
Skin transplantation to a body surface damaged by injury or disease.
Electrodesiccation/
Fulguration
A technique using an electrical spark to burn and destroy tissue; used primarily for the removal of surface lesions.
Skin Biopsy
The removal of a small piece of tissue from skin lesions for the purpose of examining it under a microscope to confirm or establish a diagnosis.
Bx
Biopsy
decub
Decubitus (ulcer); bedsore
ID
IntraDermal
I & D
Incision and Drainage
SC
Subcutaneous
TENS
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
ung
Ointment