In our patient's case, punch biopsy
of the NAC would have been appropriate at the first signs of friable, erythematous changes.
was performed in all those patients who showed positive results in exfoliative cytology for histopathological confirmation, and in those cases where in spite of negative results in cytology, the clinical judgment warranted the need for biopsy.
Because the patient had such diversified skin lesions, it was decided to obtain four punch biopsy
specimens from representative areas: an erythematous patch on the anterior aspect of the chest, a typical poikilodermatous patch on the right flank, a lichenoid papule on the right thigh, and the plaque on the anterior aspect of the left shin (Fig.
A 4 mm punch biopsy
was performed of a nodule on the left dorsal hand.
Data were collected at the refugee camps and included punch biopsy
specimens for 1 patient/family.
During cesarean section after removal of placenta and membranes, biopsies were taken from placental bed side by palpation with Kevorkian punch biopsy
11%) cases and none of these cases on colposcopic guided punch biopsy
One of the masses on lateral trunk was selected, area shaved and surgically prepared, 2% Lignocaine was instilled subcutaneously all around the lesion and a punch biopsy
was done using 5mm biopsy punch.
Diagnoses other than ecthyma contagiosum were eliminated by punch biopsy
All subjects will undergo two tissue punch biopsy
procedures during the study period.
untreated group: those who underwent punch biopsy
No differences were seen in regard to the rates of preterm birth or pregnancy loss between 628 women with a prior loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), 601 women with a prior cervical punch biopsy
, and 616 women with a prior Pap smear, Dr.