Geoff says, “I have been fortunate to receive excellent teaching from plastic surgeons, general surgeons and dermatologists that has enabled me to acquire the ability to do numerous procedures. It has benefitted me and my patients and is something that I would like to pass along to young family physicians as they complete their training.”
This cyst had been slowly growing for decades and created some redundant skin on the surface. A decision was made to make a slightly bigger incision in order to remove this tissue as well. As a result of this deeper process, 2 deep dermal sutures were added before the superficial interrupted sutures were put in place.
February 4th, 2016. Patient has pilar cyst excised with blunt dissection.
This is the incision and drainage of an infected cyst with packing.