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Stereotactic brain needle biopsy: A stereotactic brain needle biopsy is the removal of a small piece of brain tissue using a very thin hollow needle guided by a three-dimensional imaging (stereotactic) system; the needle is inserted through a hole drilled into the skull. The tissue sample is examined under a microscope for abnormal cells and further tested for signs of infection.
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