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Margins in Skin Excision Biopsies: Principles and Guidelines.
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PMID:  25484385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Skin biopsies are usually undertaken to confirm a clinical diagnosis, to remove a lesion, and to determine the adequacy of excised tissue margin. A surgical margin is technically defined as the "edge" of the tissue removed. The term is especially pertinent when the tissue excised is suspected of being involved by a malignant process. One of the most important predictive and prognostic factors of a malignant lesion is whether the margins of the resected specimen are involved by the tumor or not. The purpose of this review is to provide an insight into grossing of a skin biopsy specimen with emphasis on techniques and reporting of excision biopsy margins.
Authors:
Richa Ranjan; Lavleen Singh; Sudheer K Arava; Manoj Kumar Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dermatology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1998-3611     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dermatol     Publication Date:  2014 11 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370750     Medline TA:  Indian J Dermatol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  567-570     Citation Subset:  -    
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