Dermal biopsy is the process in which a histopathological Sample is taken to help diagnose and further manage a potential problem. The procedure can provide treatment as well as diagnosis for many lesions. The biopsy can also be used for immunofluorescence and crops (e.g., Mycobacterium, lesamaniasis).
Removal of the moles can be done either by excision or shaving.
A basic prerequisite for positive results is the clinical experience of the dermatologist for both the sampling and the distinction of possible lesions and the recording of the patient’s history. The sample is then analyzed by a histopathologist to determine the problem.
- To determine the exact condition of the skin, when this cannot be done in any other way.
- In case of an existing disease.
- In cases of fungal or bacterial irritation.
- In order to evaluate a mole that the patient wishes to remove If the dermatologist considers that further analysis is needed.