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Nodular soft tissue biopsy of lower lip, shows fibro fatty tissue, acinar atrophy. Meaning of biopsy?

I had a nodular soft tissue biopsy from my lower lip taken, Could you please help me to understand the result, which says:- Sections show nodular fragments of skeletal and fibrofatty tissue enclosed lobulated portions of minor salivary gland , there are focal areas of mild acinar atrophy associated with chronic inflammation and stromal fibrosis. Thank you
Asked On : Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2012
hi, welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das
the report indicates no gross pathological abnormality. there is only some inflammatory changes which i think is non specific..
Mild acinar atrophy is common finding in old age, or in long standing infection.
So, overall the report shows no bad thing.
Answered: Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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