Surgery

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SURGERY, med. jur. That part of the healing art which relates to external diseases; their treatment; and, specially, to the manual operations adopted for their cure.
     2. Every lawyer should have some acquaintance with surgery; his knowledge on this subject will be found useful in cases of homicide and wounds.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Varma, "A case of do-it-yourself Mohs' surgery using bloodroot obtained from the internet [23]," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
They both have had Mohs' surgery and then reconstructive surgery.
This patient had both of his lesions removed by Mohs' surgery and followed for 7.5 years without recurrence of either carcinoma, Dr.