Partial shave biopsy has been linked to an increased risk of both false-negative and false-positive melanoma diagnosis resulting in several cases of disease progression following delayed diagnosis, a large Melbourne study finds. Specialists from the Victorian Melanoma Service (VMS) at the Alfred Hospital involved in the study warn that the risk of misdiagnosis associated with ...
Melanomas misdiagnosed with increasing use of shaved biopsies
By Sunalie Silva
2 Sep 2021