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Biopsy Kits, Methods, and Guidelines

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This part highlights not only what you should carry in your biopsy kits for shave and punch biopsies but also provides helpful suggestions on how to choose the correct sites for the most high-yield biopsy results.

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  • Shave biopsy
  • Punch biopsy
  • Sterile biopsy
  • Scraping
  • Direct immunofluorescence
  • Wound care
  • Photodocumentation

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Hylwa, S., Hurliman, E., Liu, J., Luxenberg, E., Boull, C. (2021). Biopsy Kits, Methods, and Guidelines. In: Pocket Dermatology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83602-3_1

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