Why choose a Skin Biopsy?
Skin Biopsies are safe procedures with minimal discomfort - the 3-mm punch biopsy is minimally invasive and tolerable - the procedure takes no more than 90 seconds.
What is Small Fiber Neuropathy?
SFN is caused by damage to the small nerves that supply feeling to the body, assist in breathing, regulate heart rate, control perspiration and aid with digestion. Neuropathy refers to a collection of disorders that can occur when nerves are damaged.
SFN is associated with many conditions including diabetes mellitus, amyloidosis, HIV, connective tissue diseases and pharmacological neruotoxicity - in many cases, no specific cause is found. Many times, pain the in the primary or only symptom, making it difficult to measure or quantify. Therefore, a sensitive and specific diagnostic tool is essential for making a proper diagnosis and for providing appropriate management.
The Biopsy Kit includes:
Skin Puncture Tool
Scissors and Forceps
Alcohol Swabs and Band Aids
Buffered Zamboni Solution
Printer Instructions for Biopsy
Post Biopsy Patient Instructions
Shipping Container and Ice Packs for Return Shipments
Shipping Instructions Including Pre-paid Shipping Label
Training for biopsy procedure, packaging and shipping is available upon request. Our expert and board-certified pathologists will be available for consultation to all lab and patient related questions.
Our turnaround time is 7-10 business days compared to the generic 10-14 business days.
Please complete our questionnaire to receive our biopsy kits for a trial run free of charge.