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Deep shave biopsy

Deep shave biopsy

Deep shave biopsy: A deep shave biopsy is the removal of a skin lesion, suspected of being cancerous, with a wide rim of epidermis and dermis; the sample of tissue is examined microscopically for cancer cells. This type of biopsy is warranted when the clinical diagnosis is a benign lesion but malignancy cannot be ruled out.

Deep shave biopsy: Other Names

Other names for Deep shave biopsy include:

  • Saucerization biopsy

Symptoms Associated with Deep shave biopsy

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Deep shave biopsy:

  • Pigmented lesion, less than 1 centimeter in diameter

Diseases Associated with Deep shave biopsy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Deep shave biopsy:

Basic Information: Deep shave biopsy

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Deep shave biopsy' may be involved.

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