Human cells work better within a well-defined range of temperatures. Cellular malfunction and death are caused by increasing or decreasing microenvironmental temperatures beyond certain thresholds. Cryosurgery is a versatile surgical procedure which uses controlled freezing to produce local cellular destruction. Healing of any ensuing defects occurs by second intention.
KeywordsBasal Cell Carcinoma Pyoderma Gangrenosum Freezing Front Granuloma Annulare Actinic Cheilitis
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