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Abdominal wall fat pad biopsy: An abdominal wall fat pad biopsy is a procedure in which a very narrow, hollow needle is inserted through the skin over the abdomen and into the fat pad just underneath the skin; cells are aspirated into the needle for microscopic examination. This test is used to diagnose amyloidosis, which is accumulation of an abnormal antibody that is deleterious to various organs.
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