Arm tumor excision involves cutting out a tumor that has invaded soft tissues and bones in the arm.
Also Known As:
- Excisional biopsy of the arm
- Tumor surgery
- Arm surgery
Conditions Treated with Arm Tumor Excision:
Arm tumor excision is performed to remove a benign or malignant tumor of the arm’s soft tissues, humerus, radius, or ulna.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to arm tumor excision.
Anesthesia with Arm Tumor Excision:
Arm tumor excision can be performed under local or regional anesthesia. It can also be performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the procedure.
Potential Complications from Arm Tumor Excision:
Possible risks following arm tumor excision include infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to the anesthesia that is used.