Dermatopathology

A collaborative approach to solving difficult cases

We are dedicated to the consultation service with a main focus on unusual cutaneous neoplastic diseases, as well as complex medical conditions involving skin. We have experts in almost all areas of anatomic pathology who are readily accessible and able to provide support as needed.

4,300+


cases seen each year

10

subspecialized pathologists


Requesting a pathology consult

Our best practices enable expeditious, evidence-based results. Click here to learn more about Mayo Clinic Laboratories consultation request process.



Pathology in Focus

Ruifeng (Ray) Guo, M.D., gives an overview of the dermatopathology service and the benefits of collaborating with Mayo Clinic Laboratories.

Testing

MELP | Melanoma Targeted Gene Panel, Next-Generation Sequencing, Tumor

Diagnosis and management of patients with melanoma   Simultaneously interrogating multiple gene targets including BRAF (eg, V600E and V600K), GNAQ, GNA11, KIT and NRAS

CMAPT | Chromosomal Microarray, Tumor, Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded

Genomic characterization of tumor for copy number imbalances and loss of heterozygosity.   Assisting in the diagnosis malignant neoplasms

Learn more about how to order these evaluations at your institution.