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Will a punch biopsy with sutures leave any scarring?

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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

But it should be minimal.

In brief: Yes

But it should be minimal.
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Usually small scar

It really depends on how large a biopsy is taken.
The smaller the punch the smaller the scar. Most punch biopsies will heal well but sometimes they will heal better if they are sutured close.

In brief: Usually small scar

It really depends on how large a biopsy is taken.
The smaller the punch the smaller the scar. Most punch biopsies will heal well but sometimes they will heal better if they are sutured close.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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