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Mt Sinai, NY
A 28-year-old male asked:

I had a skin biopsy on the back of my hand that was a large oval red spot that was not raised, what diseases does it detect?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
SKIN BIOPSY: IT COULD BE A THOUSAND THINGS! WAS IT A GROWTH? A RASH? DID IT ITCH OR BURN? WHAT WAS THE DOCTOR LOOKING FOR?
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