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IP Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology


A quick and effective method of photomicrography in dermato – pathology


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Author Details: Mohan Z. Mani*

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2581-4729

Print ISSN : 2581-4710

Article First Page : 353

Article End Page : 355


Abstract

A quick and effective method of photomicrography in dematopathology has been devised using the idea of longitudes and latitudes as on a geographical map. In a horizontally oriented scalpel biopsy section, ten equi-distant vertical imaginary lines are drawn starting from the extreme left as V 0/10 and the extreme right as V 10/10. In addition, five equi-distant imaginary horizontal lines are drawn with H 0/5 on the stratum corneum and H 5/5 below the subcutis. The position of a particular field at higher magnification should be then noted at the scanner position (4x objective) for proper orientation.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2581-4729.2018.0074