Skin lesions can be found anywhere on the body. There are various types of skin lesions, which can be simply blemishes, or possibly a precancerous or cancerous tumor. Removal of skin lesions can be performed in order to improve appearance or to remove possible cancerous risks.
If the skin lesion is suspected to be cancerous, once removed, it can be examined by a pathologist in order to determine if theskin lesion is cancerous. There are various ways skin lesionscan be removed from the body, including the use of lasers, surgical excision, chemical peels, dermabrasion and others. Advancements in technology have allowed doctors to remove skin lesions with minimal or no amount of scarring.