Did You Biopsy that COVID Foot?
Steve McClain, MD
Dermatology and Emergency Medicine
SUNY Stonybrook University Hospital
Stony Brook, NY
Owner McClain Laboratories
In this timely review contrasting COVID Foot with other common viral infections of the lower extremity, the underlying purpose is to recognize every day opportunities where podiatrists can save a life and save a limb through biopsy leading to early treatment. Indications for biopsy and treatment options will be discussed.
- Discuss the clinical and pathologic correlation of viral infections and their sequelae.
- Explain the dermatoscopic criteria for biopsy of pigmented lesions.
- Describe the prevalence of fungal microbiomes in chronic wounds.
- Identify the indications for biopsy and treatment options.
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