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Mohs Surgery MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mohs Surgery
Tree Number(s)
E04.494.575
E04.617.275.580
Unique ID
D015580
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015580
Annotation
note spelling: no apostrophe; named for Dr. F.E. Mohs
Scope Note
A surgical technique used primarily in the treatment of skin neoplasms, especially basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. This procedure is a microscopically controlled excision of cutaneous tumors either after fixation in vivo or after freezing the tissue. Serial examinations of fresh tissue specimens are most frequently done.
Entry Version
MOHS SURG
Entry Term(s)
Micrographic Surgery, Moh's
Micrographic Surgery, Mohs
Micrographic Surgery, Mohs'
Moh's Micrographic Surgery
Moh's Surgery
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Surgery, Moh's Micrographic
Surgery, Mohs
Surgery, Mohs Micrographic
Surgery, Mohs'
NLM Classification #
WR 500
Previous Indexing
Microsurgery (1975-1990)
Skin Neoplasms/surgery (1975-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/07
Revision Date
2022/04/06
Mohs Surgery Preferred
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