Open Access Research Article Article ID: IJVSR-S1-108

    Skin scraping

    Abdisa Tagesu*

    Skin scrapings are part of the basic database for all skin diseases. There are two types of skin scrapings, superficial and deep. Superficial scrapings do not cause capillary bleeding and provide information from the surface of the epidermis. Deep skin scrapings collect material from within the hair follicle; capillary bleeding indicates that the sampling was deep enough. Skin scrapings are used primarily to determine the presence or absence of mites.


    Published on: Aug 14, 2018 Pages: 59-61

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ijvsr.s1.108
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