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What is done with a skin biopsy sample?

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The tissue is processed, and a pathologist examines the skin biopsy sample under a microscope to determine if there is any disease. The results usually come back within one to two weeks.

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on September 12, 2018

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on September 12, 2018

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