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Vertigo Treatment | Auburn Medical Group

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is treated in the office and at home with the Epley Maneuver treatment we demonstrate on this patient. The eye movements seen during vertigo are called saccades. Horizontal saccades are typically seen with this type of

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Curettage and Cautery for Basal Cell Carcinoma | Auburn Medical Group

Basal celll carcinoma curettage and cautery is a minimally invasive treatment for a form of skin cancer. Our technique is uniquely using chemical cautery with silver nitrate (AgNO3) instead of electrocautery. The standard procedure is to use a curette to

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Biopsy ABCDE | Auburn Medical Group

Skin lesions demonstrating ABCDE features should be considered for biopsy to rule out cancer. In this case we are most concerned about the possibility of malignant melanoma. The ABCDE features: Asymmetry Border Irregularity Color Variation Diameter Greater than 6 mm

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Drained Paronychia | Auburn Medical Group

Placing a needle in this paronychia allowed us to confirm that there was no more pus to drain. Any new pus should drain spontaneously and antibiotics will cover for the presence of a skin infection called cellulitis. Thank you to

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Chunk of Ear Wax Removal | Auburn Medical Group

This chunk of ear wax removal was done with curettage following a single round of irrigation. Some cerumen is removed from both ears. Thank you to our patrons on Patreon at the $5 level and higher: BooBoo Kitty Lindsay Graff

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Neurofibroma Shave Biopsy | Auburn Medical Group

A neurofibroma is removed with a shave biopsy because of its recent change in behavior. It had been becoming irritated with a car seat belt. Biopsy is performed to rule out changes due to cancerous growth. The pathology found that

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Basal Cell Cryotherapy Treatment | Auburn Medical Group

Basal cell carcinoma cryotherapy treatment is demonstrated on a patient who had an earlier shave biopsy which found superficail and nodular type basal cell carcinoma still present at the margins. Other options for treatment were presented to the patient, including

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Chuck’s Tough Ear Wax Removal | Auburn Medical Group

Ear wax removal for Chuck’s left ear proved to require more irrigation than we could finish at the first visit. Although the right ear cleared fine with some curettage, the left will require another visit so we can charge up

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English Teacher’s Ear Wax Removal | Auburn Medical Group

Dr. Mark Vaughan performs ear wax removal on his former high school English teacher. Both irrigation and curettage are used. Thank you to our patrons on Patreon at the $5 level and higher: BooBoo Kitty Lindsay Graff LeeAnn Vaughan Petra

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Doctors Consult Each Other on a Squamous Cell Carcinoma | Auburn Medical Group

Dr. Mark Vaughan consults with Dr. Gawayne Vaughan regarding options for treatment of a possible squamous cell carcinoma on a patient’s hand. They agree that a shave biopsy would be the best course of action for the patient. This way

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