Scalp biopsies can be very helpful tools when they are used in a correct manner. If a biopsy is going to be done, the correct spot on the scalp needs to be chosen, using the correct biopsy technique and sent to the correct lab for the correct type of processing so that interpretation can be done by the correct pathologist.
As I have discussed several times before, there are several factors which enhance the accuracy of a biopsy
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