Biopsy / Excision Treatment in Hyderabad



What is skin biopsy Treatment?

A skin biopsy is a process by which a small tissue of the suspected diseased area is removed for microscopic and other investigations.

What are the types of skin biopsies?

  • shave biopsy
  • punch biopsy
  • excisional biopsy
  • incisional biopsy
  • curette biopsy
  • mucosal biopsy

What is the use of getting a skin biopsy ?

For histopathological studies to confirm the diagnosis and plan further management.

Which technique of skin biopsy is employed commonly?

Selection of proper technique of skin biopsy depends on

  • Skin lesion
  • Location
  • Size
  • Surgeons expertise
  • Amount of tissue needed

What are the advantages of skin biopsy

  • Confirms the diagnosis
  • Done under local anaesthesia
  • Minimal scarring
  • Outpatient procedure

Skin biopsy is contraindicated in

  • History of bleeding
  • Active infection at the site of skin lesion
  • Keloidal tendency(avoid in cosmetically important sites)


×