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Scalp Biopsy To Diagnose Lupus
Scalp biopsy say subepithlial stroma in infiltrated with mild lymphoplamacytes. I got it done for chronic severe diffuse hairfall. What it means?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
My scalp biopsy report says dat subepithlial stroma in infiltrated wit lymphoplamacytes n it shows presence of numerous sebeceous glads?what it means?
Not much by itself: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that - Why was the biopsy taken? The findings you described are non-specific and not diagnostic of any disorder. ...Read more
Had a scalp biopsy for a suspicious crusty lesion today using a 4mm punch. Dr said stitches were not necessary and only cauterized... Is this ok?
Doctor told me scalp biopsy results going to take 30 days. On day 28. Why so long? What are they looking for/what cultures that long?
Unusual biopsy: A routine biopsy is usually examined and reported by most pathologists in 1-2 days unless special studies are required for the definitive diagnosis like specific protein or DNA analysis but even those rarely take more than 1-2 weeks. However, although your doctor's office might have already received the biopsy result, the dr himself/herself may not have a chance to look at it till your next appoi ...Read more
I got scalp biopsy done coz of severe hair fall. It says mild subepithlial stroma infiltrated with mild lymphoplamacytes. What it means?
Plz inhave hairloss problem 10mnth ,i had scalp biopsy is ok. can i have idea what to stop hairloss, can stress or anxiety can cause? plz help
Scalp biopsy says Subepithlial stroma is infiltrated with mild lymphoplamacytes.What it means?I hv suden difuse severe hair fall n no telogen effluivm
Scalp biopsy showed i have lichen planopilaris derm. presricbed doxycycline for 6 months, is taking an antibiotic for that long okay? Will it cause an
No free lunch: There's no such thing as a free lunch. Medically speaking, that means that we always need to balance desired benefit against potential risk. In this case, your Dermatologist prescribed antibiotics to deal w/skin condition (but at risk of developing antibiotic resistance, vaginal yeast infection and/or C diff diarrhea). So please discuss your concerns w/him/her & your Family Doc & ID specialist too ...Read more
Scalp biopsy results from derm. show hair loss is from gram-positive bacteria. Treatment is doxycycline, but 3 weeks and zero improvement? Other ideas
Other ideas.: Please contact your Dermatologist and see if this is a usual slow response or some other care is needed. Don't delay! ...Read more
Does it matter what skin area is biopsied when the goal is to diagnose a condition such as lupus. I had puspular and circular scaly places.
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
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