Diagnostic skin biopsies

A skin biopsy is when a small sample of skin is removed and sent to a pathology laboratory to be analysed.

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A skin biopsy will help to diagnose a skin condition and to plan treatment. There are different kinds of skin biopsy. Follow the links below to find out more about the different skin biopsies available.

Patch testing

Patch testing for contact dermatitis

Punch biopsy

Skin scraping

Get in touch with Benenden Hospital

You can access treatment in a number of ways, as a self-paying or privately insured patient, a Benenden member, or as an NHS patient. In all cases, you just need to ask your GP to refer you to Benenden Hospital. For general enquiries, contact us below.

You can access treatment in a number of ways, as a self-paying or privately insured patient, a Benenden member, or as an NHS patient. In all cases, you just need to ask your GP to refer you to Benenden Hospital. For general enquiries, contact us below.