Pointers with Dr Portela: How BCC led to Disfiguration

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc reacts to an episode of Botched, which was about a patient with basal cell carcinoma (BCC), whose tanning in her younger years led to Mohs surgery.

Dustin Portela, DO, a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at Treasure Valley Dermatology in Boise, Idaho, discuss in depth the signs of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) that a patient on an episode of Botched experienced. He also talks on how patient education, surgery, and how it can lead to disfiguration.

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