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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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Fine-needle aspiration biopsy in such a situation, as well as in our case, could be helpful for definitive diagnosis.
A benign fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the dominant nodule provides reassurance of an excellent prognosis.
The clinical application and cost analysis of fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis of mass lesions in sarcoidosis.
Utility of Thyroglobulin measurement in fine-needle aspiration biopsy specimens of lymph nodes in the diagnosis of recurrent thyroid carcinoma.
Because of the limitations on access to health care, efficient and cost-effective methods for diagnosis and treatment are paramount; therefore, fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB), a safe, inexpensive, and accurate technique for the diagnosis of benign and malignant palpable mass lesions, is used frequently without image guidance.
In patients with a history of lung, breast, or renal cancer and no other evidence of metastases, CT-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy may assist in the evaluation of a heterogeneous, high-attenuation (greater than 20 Hounsfield units) adrenal mass.
Yield of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy in patients with suspected pancreatic carcinoma.
Gherardi et al reported a localized and asymptomatic metastasis in the thyroid from an untreated choroidal melanoma, which was incidentally discovered by fine-needle aspiration biopsy (11).
A finding of these morphologic patterns on a lymph node biopsy, or even on fine-needle aspiration biopsy, is sufficiently characteristic to render a tentative diagnosis of HIV lymphadenitis.
Fine-needle aspiration biopsy can be useful in evaluating patients with an incidentaloma and a family history of cancer but no other cancerous signs.
Role of fine-needle aspiration biopsy and frozen section analysis in the surgical management of thyroid tumors.
A fine-needle aspiration biopsy confirmed metastatic carcinoma.
WASHINGTON -- The results of fine-needle aspiration biopsy can be misleading in cases of medullary thyroid carcinoma.