Lipoma Removal Procedure Note

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PRE-OP DIAGNOSIS: lipoma
POST-OP DIAGNOSIS: Same 
PROCEDURE: lipoma removal
Performing Physician: _ 
Supervising Physician (if applicable): _
 
PROCEDURE: 
Anesthesia: _  1%  _  2%      Lidocaine    _ epinephrine
 
Procedure: Timeout procedure was performed prior to initiating procedure to be sure of right patient and right location.  The area surrounding the skin lesion was prepared and draped in the usual sterile manner and then was anesthetized. Skin incision was made in a linear fashion and lipoma was excised bluntly using small forceps.  Hemostasis was assured. The patient tolerated the procedure well.
 
Closure: _  Monsel’s for hemostasis       _  suture (_)        _  steri strips     _  None
 
Followup: The patient tolerated the procedure well without complications.  Standard post-procedure care is explained and return precautions are given.
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