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Nasopharyngeal biopsy

Nasopharyngeal biopsy

Nasopharyngeal biopsy: A nasopharyngeal biopsy is the surgical removal of tissue from the nose, mouth , or throat (upper airway); the sample is sent to the laboratory for microscopic examination.

Nasopharyngeal biopsy: Other Names

Other names for Nasopharyngeal biopsy include:

  • Upper airway biopsy

Symptoms Associated with Nasopharyngeal biopsy

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Nasopharyngeal biopsy:

Diseases Associated with Nasopharyngeal biopsy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Nasopharyngeal biopsy:

  • Cancer of the nose, throat, mouth (upper airway)
  • Infection of the nose, throat, mouth (upper airway)
  • Granulomas
  • Death of blood vessel (necrotizing vasculitis)

Basic Information: Nasopharyngeal biopsy

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Nasopharyngeal biopsy' may be involved.

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