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Biomedical Topical Meeting
Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
March 19, 2006
Poster Session III (TuI)

Confocal Mosaicing of Basal Cell Carcinomas in Mohs Micrographic Surgical Skin Excisions

Yogesh G. Patel, Kishwer S. Nehal, Allan C. Halpern, and Milind Rajadhyaksha


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Confocal mosaicing rapidly detects basal cell carcinomas in 100mm2 large skin excisions. Acetowhitening (concentrations 1-10%, duration 0.5-5 minutes) of excisions enhances cancer-to-dermis contrast. These methods may potentially guide Mohs surgery in real-time without histology.

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OCIS Codes
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(180.5810) Microscopy : Scanning microscopy

Y. G. Patel, K. S. Nehal, A. C. Halpern, and M. Rajadhyaksha, "Confocal Mosaicing of Basal Cell Carcinomas in Mohs Micrographic Surgical Skin Excisions," in Biomedical Optics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuI63.

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