Elderly gentleman with previous history of multiple skin cancers, new lesion developing on top and posterior aspect of ear. Cancer excised completely and reshaping performed with rotation flap of remaining ear to maintain shape. This is important to the patient so he can still use his hearing aid.
Most isolated skin cancers can be easily removed in a short local Anaesthetic procedure. Direct Closure of the wound is usually performed in the vast majority, but occasionally some reconstruction of the defect is needed in the form of a skin graft or local flap.