[Biopsy in systemic vasculitis: guidelines and risks].

  title={[Biopsy in systemic vasculitis: guidelines and risks].},
  author={Hans J{\"o}rg Leu and Anders J. Leu},
  journal={VASA. Zeitschrift fur Gefasskrankheiten},
  volume={22 2},
Biopsy examinations may be of great importance for the diagnosis of systemic vasculitides if they are correctly performed and some general pitfalls are avoided. Apart from technical mistakes (insufficient or too superficially excised material, necrotic tissue material without intact border areas, bad or retarded fixation), the following points should be… CONTINUE READING