Biopsy Techniques

Mohamed L. Elsaie, Voraphol Vejjabhinanta, Keyvan Nouri

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Abstract This chapter will review the various types of biopsies utilized in dermatologic surgery, and the indications for the different approaches. In addition, the appropriate instruments and instructions for proper technique will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationStep by Step
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781444330670
StatePublished - Sep 7 2012


  • Biopsy
  • Excisional biopsy
  • Incisional biopsy
  • Punch biopsy
  • Saucerization
  • Scalpel
  • Shave biopsy
  • Wedge biopsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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