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Dermatopathology (Definition)

It is a sub speciality of both dermatology and surgical pathology it focuses on study of skin diseases at microscopic level, dermatopathologist ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: dermatopathology?

What is the definition or description of: dermatopathology?

Speciality Derm/path: It is a sub speciality of both dermatology and surgical pathology it focuses on study of skin diseases at microscopic level, dermatopathologist work closely with dermatologist. ...Read more

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Differnce between dermatology and dermatopathology?

Differnce between dermatology and dermatopathology?

Skin vs. slides: A dermatologist is trained in the clinical appearance of diseases related to the hair, skin, and nails. A dermatopathologist examines skin specimens under a microscope and makes diagnoses based on the history provided by the dermatologist and the patterns of cells on the microscope slides. The dermatologist performs skin biopsies, the dermatopathologist reads the microscope slides. ...Read more

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Difference between a dermatology and dermatopathology?

Dermatologists: Treat skin conditions and do minor surgery. Dermatopaths look a specimens sent to them from plastics and derms for a diagnosis. They are pathologists and do not treat patients directly. ...Read more

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What are advantages and disadvantages between dermatopathology and clinical pathology?

What?: Not sure what you are asking. A dermatopathologist is an anatomic pathologist who looks at skin biopsies while a clinical pathologist is a physician who runs a clinical lab. Very different training and jobs. ...Read more

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What is dermatopathology?

What is dermatopathology?

Microscopic study: Dermatopathology is a subspecialty that focuses on the study of skin disorders at a microscopic and molecular level. Dermatopathologists are specialized in dermatology or anatomic pathology before subspecializing in dermatopathology. The most common type of work is studying skin biopsies or excisions under a microscope following histologic processing of the tissue. ...Read more

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What are the differences between dermatopathology and immunodermatology?

Subdisciplines: A dermatopathologist is a physician who makes diagnoses on biopsies of the skin, especially those cases that present special challenges to the general pathologists who read most skin biopsies. An immunodermatologist is probably a PhD scientist who focuses on immunologic disease involving the skin but does not do patient care. ...Read more

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What's the difference between dermatopathology and dermatology doctor?

Dermatopathology: Dermatopathology is a sub-specialty of pathology. Pathologists, as a general rule, spend most of their time in a lab...Looking at specimens sent to them by other physicians. A dermatologist, based on what the skin problem is, will just treat the problem. Sometimes, when a diagnosis is in question a biopsy is done and sent to the dermatopathologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do for photo sensitive skin?

Broad Spectrum : The best treatment for photosensitive skin is avoidance of the sun. If you have to be outside, reduce the exposure time, wear sun protective clothing, gloves, hat, sunglasses, and a fragrance-free broad spectrum sunscreen. Also, avoid the time of day with peak ultraviolet exposure (9:00 am to 4:00 pm). ...Read more

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My butt itch so much. My butt skin goes dark and like chicken skin as you see it in my profile photo. Please help. How do I treat this.

My butt itch so much. My butt skin goes dark and like chicken skin as you see it in my profile photo. Please help. How do I treat this.

Can't really...: ...See the photo too well, but the problem is suspicious for contact dermatitis. I see this a lot with metal jewelry, buttons and tools, even with metal seats - sweat soaks thru clothes, dissolves trace amounts of the metal and brings it back to the skin where it causes a reaction. Nickel (in stainless steel) and copper are the biggest offenders. ...Read more