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.