Dermatology Online Journal
The tangential punch biopsy
- Author(s): Breslavets, Maksym
- Lapa, Tatiana
- et al.
Dermatologists around the world widely utilize skin biopsies, which can be performed using shave, punch, incisional, or excisional techniques . The punch biopsy allows a dermatologist to obtain a full-thickness skin sample. The post-biopsy wound heals by primary closure or second intention . Some suspicious lesions may be located at the body parts that are difficult to access.