Skin Flaps Dermatologist
Specialty physician complete packaged procedure. A skin flap or skin tag is a small flap of tissue that hangs off the skin by a connecting stalk.
Skin tags are benign and are not dangerous. They are usually found on the neck, chest, back, armpits, under the breasts, or in the groin area.
Skin tags appear most often in women, especially with weight gain, and in middle-aged and elderly people.
Skin tags usually do not cause any pain.
However, they can become irritated if anything such as clothing or jewelry rubs on them.
Skin flaps or skin tags are by cutting it off with a scalpel or scissors, with cryotherapy (freezing it off), or with electrosurgery (burning with an electric current).
Treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures, and drugs required to administer the plan of care.
Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.