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Do you have to have a biopsy to diagnose bxo (balanitis xerotica obliterans)?
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Dr. Vinod Shidham
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes!
To know the cause so that it can be accurately treated.

In brief: Yes!
To know the cause so that it can be accurately treated.
Dr. Vinod Shidham
Dr. Vinod Shidham
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No, usually don't...
Bxo (balanitis xerotica obliterans) usually requires no biopsy to make its dx.
But, if being uncertain for differentiating its DX and skin cancer by hx and inspection, biopsy of concerned area may be required. Ask doc timely.

In brief: No, usually don't...
Bxo (balanitis xerotica obliterans) usually requires no biopsy to make its dx.
But, if being uncertain for differentiating its DX and skin cancer by hx and inspection, biopsy of concerned area may be required. Ask doc timely.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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