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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 239-241

Complications of skin biopsy


Department of Dermatology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Kumar Abhishek
Department of Dermatology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.172206

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Skin biopsy is the most commonly performed procedure by the dermatologist. Though it is a safe and easy procedure yet complications may arise. Post operative complications like wound infection and bleeding may occur. It is essential to keep the potential complications of skin biopsy in mind and be meticulous in the technique, for better patient outcomes.


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