Skin Biopsies And Skin Cancer

When you visit a skin cancer clinic to have your skin checked, it may be necessary for your doctor to remove a sample of skin in order to diagnose or rule out certain skin conditions; this procedure is known as a skin biopsy. A skin biopsy is a technique in which a specimen of skin tissue, known as a lesion, is removed, processed and studied under a microscope to examine the colour, shape, size or appearance of the skin.

There are different biopsy methods used by doctors depending on the size and area of the affected skin. Some types of skin biopsies that might be used to diagnose skin cancer include the following: […]

By |October 12th, 2015|Skin Biopsies|0 Comments
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