Discussion Question 3 WK 6 .docx - MOHS SURGERY Class.the surgery itself involved a horizontal lateral canthotomy and the tissue below it was undermined

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MOHS SURGERY Class...the surgery itself involved a horizontal lateral canthotomy and the tissue below it was undermined. What does the term canthotomy mean? Canthotomy-is usually an emergency treatment for the orbital compartment syndrome, is surgical exposure of the lateral canthal tendon. Cantholysis is canthotomy plus incision of the inferior. Looking at the area involved what are the risks to the patient when the tissue was undermined? I would think the tissue being undermined would cause serious issue with vision if not blindness
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  • Spring '19
  • Rousse, Justin R.

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