Skin biopsy

What is Skin biopsy?

Skin biopsy means taking some tissue of the involved lesion and observing the same under the microscope either as plain smears made on slides or after staining the same slides with some dyes to detect particular types of changes.

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How is a skin biopsy a determining factor for Eosinophlic Fasciitis?

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Brief Answer:
Full thickness skin biopsy is the confirmatory diagnosis

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Thanks for writing in to us at hcm.
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for about a month I have been dealing with burning sensation on my inner thighs and pubic area. the pain would come and go constantly and then I...

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Skin biopsy

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I understand your concern. The medication you have been prescribed, for relief of the itching...

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hello I have a curved spine kyphosis 85 degress with dextro scolosis. my skin is pretty stretchy. I can see my veins in my arm. im flat footed my...

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Brief Answer:
Most likely Marfan syndrome thought not full blown yet

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Thanks for the query.

Vascular EDS can be diagnosed...

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In 2006 April I started having hyper...

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