Minor Skin Excisions
Excision refers to removal of a skin lesion by completely cutting it out. Lesions are lumps or bumps such as moles, cysts, lipoma’s (fatty lumps). Most are benign (non-cancerous). Excision refers to removal of a skin lesion by completely cutting it out. Most lesions do not cause serious problems, but you may want to have them removed due to them being painful or unsightly. Surgery is recommended to remove skin lesions that show any sign of turning cancerous or to diagnose the cause of the lesion.