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Are skin scrapings around the face and hair line scalp just as helpful as biopsy of skin in diagnosis of dermatology types DLE SLE etc ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: No

Skin scrapings are not a substitute for biopsy.
However a biopsy may not be needed, depending on other findings, clinical history and blood test results.

In brief: No

Skin scrapings are not a substitute for biopsy.
However a biopsy may not be needed, depending on other findings, clinical history and blood test results.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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