Cryosurgery for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
The risks of cryosurgery include:
- Scarring, including a white spot (hypopigmentation).
- Pain or stinging during and after the procedure.
- A longer recovery time than other procedures that remove skin cancers.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 2, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology