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What is the difference between dermatology and dermopathology?

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Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Using a microscope: A dermatopathologist has training to look at the skin under a microscope in order to render a diagnosis. A skin biospy is prepared in a lab and put on a slide for the dermatopathologist to review under the microscope.

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Dr. Fawn Winkelman answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Derm vs dermpath: A dermatopathologist is a medical doctor who specializes in dermatology and pathology and has the ability to diagnoses diseases of the skin, hair, and nails by looking at samples under a microscope. A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in treating the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes.

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