Research Article

A Fast-Track Referral System for Skin Lesions Suspicious of Melanoma: Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study from a Plastic Surgery Center

Table 4

Distribution on Breslow thickness of referrals originating from GPs or dermatologists when biopsy is performed prior to and after referral.

ReferralsBreslow thickness
≤1 mm>1–4 mm>4 mmUnclassified

 + biopsy21721
 ÷ biopsy9430
 + biopsy584044
 ÷ biopsy8945110

+ biopsy: biopsy performed prior to referral.
÷ biopsy: biopsy performed after referral.