Biopsy

What is Biopsy?

Biopsy refers to removal of any tissue or part of a tissue to be sent for examination (Histopathology) in the laboratory. It is used to diagnose the specific cause of any swelling, mass , fluid collection etc. Commonly biopsies are taken from breast lumps, ovarian masses, swollen lymph nodes etc. Biopsy is taking a bit of tissue from the organs or the growth. indication is usually for cancerous lesions.

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WHAT IS THE YELLOW BROWN STUFFS IN THE COLON PLEASE
BIOPSY WAS NOT PERFORMED
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Fecal matter

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Had a biopsy of a bump on my neck that has been there for over 6 months pathology: polymorphous lymphocyte population with no evidence of...

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Hello. Report is normal

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Hello dear. There is no need to worry. The report is normal.Biopsy report suggest a normal...

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My daughter is having a cone biopsy next week. What can we expect from this procedure?

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Core biopsy

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Hello and thank you for asking

Core needle biopsy is the procedure to remove a small amount of...

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