These services are essential since there are over 1500 kinds of diseases that may affect the epidermis. Some of the most common inflammatory diseases include:
- Lichen planus
- Bullous pemphigoid
Why You Should Seek Skin Pathology Services
Dermatopathologists are able to diagnose disorders of the immune system, infectious diseases, degenerative diseases, tumors, and more. Some signs that you should seek out a dermatopathologist’s services could be:
- Persistent acne
- Hives or rashes
- Excessive redness or itching
- Scars from blemishes, cuts, or scrapes
- Skin irritation
- A change in a mole’s appearance
- Ingrown nails or fungus
- Hair loss
Skin Pathology at Cascade Eye & Skin Centers
Our dermatopathology laboratory collects all incoming patient samples submitted by our six South Sound clinics. Upon their safe arrival to the lab, these samples are meticulously processed and expertly analyzed by our state-of-the-art equipment and highly qualified dermatopathologists. Once the samples have been skillfully evaluated, they are electronically reported directly to the practitioner caring for the patient. With our rapid turnaround times and quality processing, patients are able to receive and understand their diagnoses promptly.
At Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, we take pride in our innovative pathological services by providing the high quality and accurate results that our patients deserve. With roots dating back to 1967, our practice has been at the forefront of breakthrough technologies for dermatology care for over 50 years, and we aspire to continue providing our patients with high quality services and care for the next 50 years and beyond.