The biopsy takes a central function in the medical diagnostics.
Despite the development of imaging diagnostics and modern serological diagnostic methods the histopathological appraisal of the dermal tissue is still the best method.
Due to the simplicity of use and the submission of a skin samples whose length and diameter is clearly defined, the biopsy punch is the best standard instrument for extraction of skin biopsies.
The punch biopsy gives a representative lateral cut of the whole cutis, as it reaches deep enough and embraces a wide cut out of the cutis.
The biopsy punches are available in different sizes.