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First, let’s back up. Tissue is sent for pathology to answer one of two questions: “what is it?” or “did I get it all?” The question of “what is it?” is answered with the initial sampling, or biopsy. A piece of skin (or other tissue) is removed from a patient, preserved (or “fixed”) in formalin, sliced into thin pieces, stained so that cellular detail can be seen and then examined under the microscope. In dermatology, biopsies are performed to diagnose rashes as well as to evaluate for ...
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Patrick Dillon is a very active man who is often in the beautiful San Juan Mountains near his SW Colorado home as a master nature photographer (as shown above). One unfortunate side effect of being outdoors at elevation with sun exposure is skin cancer risk, and one day this happened.
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