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Dermatology Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 734906, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/734906
Research Article

Skin Biopsy in the Context of Dermatological Diagnosis: A Retrospective Cohort Study

1Department of Dermatology, Veterans Administration Hospital, 10-12 Monis Petraki Street, 11521 Athens, Greece
2Department of Dermatology, Attikon Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Haidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
3Department of Dermatology, Andreas Sygros Hospital, 5 I. Dragoumi Street, 16121 Athens, Greece

Received 23 July 2013; Accepted 4 November 2013; Published 30 January 2014

Academic Editor: Lajos Kemeny

Copyright © 2014 Chrysovalantis Korfitis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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