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Am Fam Physician. 2002 Dec 15;66(12):2208.

The article “Electrosurgery for the Skin,” (October 1, 2002, page 1259) contained an error in the labeling of Figure 1 on page 1260. Part A of Figure 1 was incorrectly identified as part B, and vice versa. The artist's name was omited. The correct figure and figure legend are printed below.

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FIGURE 1.

Two forms of electrosurgery: (A) Electrodesiccation with an active electrode tip touching the skin and showing penetration of planned tissue damage. (B) Fulguration with sparking from electrode to tissue. Treatment area is more superficial than in desiccation.


FIGURE 1.

Two forms of electrosurgery: (A) Electrodesiccation with an active electrode tip touching the skin and showing penetration of planned tissue damage. (B) Fulguration with sparking from electrode to tissue. Treatment area is more superficial than in desiccation.


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