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examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease

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18 A group of workers also found that the histological confirmation of benign and malignant liver tumors by ultrasound - guided fine needle biopsy is considered as a step forward in the overall management of liver tumours.
Cutaneous metastases can be diagnosed on excisional biopsy or by fine needle biopsy.
In March 2005 Mrs O'Malley underwent fine needle biopsy in Limerick and results from CUH said the sample was benign.
2) Abscess drainage routing is less tolerant than fine needle biopsy is to passage through intervening structures.
Fine needle biopsy specimens from enlarged lymph nodes were processed from 20 patients.