Saucerization biopsy | definition of saucerization biopsy by Medical dictionary
A biopsy with a broad rim of epidermis and dermis, performed by dermatologists for certain small—< 1 cm—pigmented lesions—e.g., lentigo senilis, seborrheic keratosis, and dysplastic nevus
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saucerization biopsy Deep shave biopsy Dermatology A biopsy with a broad rim of epidermis and dermis, performed by dermatologists for certain small–< 1 cm pigmented lesions–eg, lentigo senilis, seborrheic keratosis, dysplastic nevus. See Melanoma.
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There are two kinds of shave biopsy; superficial and deep also called saucerization biopsy
. A double-edge razor blade held in a manner with concavity facing up is used on an elevated lesion in sweeping strokes rather than sawing motion.