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Dermatologist: Can a skin punch biopsy which was taken to

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For a dermatologist: Can a skin punch biopsy which was taken to diagnose a deep dermal fungus, and showed hyphae, cause a systemic fungal infection when the margins were not clear?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

No, this is not possible.

The fungus cannot penetrate from the skin to the blood stream

That doesn't happen

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

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