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You are strongly encouraged to use your microscope to examine the actual patient biopsy specimens while studying these pages. The slides are available for check-out.

Please contact Dr. King for more information.

Your objective for this exercise should be a thorough examination of the specimen, including recognition of the basic features of skin referred to the pathology report.  

Click on magnify to view enlarged images of particular regions.
Use your browser's "Back" button, or the "overview" button above, to return to this image.

Point and click on the image for more information on a region or feature.

Slides for this patient specimen include four (4) separate sections.  Only one of those sections is extensively illustrated at this website, by magnifying the image above.  All four sections should be thoroughly examined on the actual slide.


Comments and questions: dgking@siu.edu

SIUC / School of Medicine / Anatomy / David King

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Last updated:  30 July 2002  / dgk