Dermatopathology is the most important aid to clinical diagnosis in dermatology. Its value in establishing a specific diagnosis of all kinds of diseases, inflammatory and neoplastic chief among them, is unquestioned.1-5 Today the field of dermatopathology has expanded beyond traditional morphologic evaluation by gross and light microscopy to include electron microscopy, immunohistochemistry, and molecular biology.
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