Skin and Subcutis

Chapter

Abstract

Morphologic diagnosis of skin lesions is traditionally performed with punch biopsies or incisional biopsies. Skin nodules are excised for both curative and diagnostic purposes. Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNA) offers the possibility of avoiding surgical biopsy and provides rapid diagnosis.

Keywords

Lymphoma Sarcoma Lysozyme Endometriosis Amyloidosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologySkåne University HospitalLundSweden
  2. 2.Department of PathologyMaine Medical CenterPortlandUSA

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