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Skin Biopsy

Skin biopsy is taken when there is an infection or disease in the skin, which requires further examination. A small piece of tissue is cut with the help of the blade/ knife under sterile conditions, after cleaning the surface of the skin.Then the skin surface is stitched together, leaving a very small, almost invisible scar. ... Read More

 

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Liquid Biopsy Predicts Melanoma Relapse & Treatment Effectively
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