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Biopsy

Biopsy

Biopsy: A biopsy is the removal of tissue, or cells, from the body for analysis. Biopsies can be performed using a small needle and local anesthesia or a larger cut is made under general anesthesia.

Introdution: Biopsy

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Biopsy: Types

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Biopsy: Related Topics

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Medical Costs Report: Biopsy

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Medical Costs Report: Biopsy

Biopsy: Other Names

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Symptoms Associated with Biopsy

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Diseases Associated with Biopsy

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Descriptions of Biopsy

Biopsy: The removal of cells or tissues for examination by a pathologist. The pathologist may study the tissue under a microscope or perform other tests on the cells or tissue. When only a sample of tissue is removed, the procedure is called an incisional biopsy. When an entire lump or suspicious area is removed, the procedure is called an excisional biopsy. When a sample of tissue or fluid is removed with a needle, the procedure is called a needle biopsy, core biopsy, or fine-needle aspiration.
Source: National Institute of Health

Biopsy : removal and pathologic examination of tissue taken from the living body and performed to establish a more exact diagnosis.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Biopsy

Biopsy: Obtaining a tissue sample from any part of the body and assessing it through visual examination it under a microscope.

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