Figure 2.

Schematic illustration of tissue sample and excision planes. a) epidermal layer, b) corium, c) subcutaneous fatty tissue, d) vertical excision lines performed by steel scalpel, e) horizontal excision line performed by either ultrasonic scalpel (UC) or monopolar electrocautery (ME).

Homayounfar et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12:3   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-3
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