biopsy

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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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The value of percutaneous renal biopsy in the hypertensive subject.
Yield and complications in percutaneous renal biopsy.
A percutaneous renal biopsy was performed on fourth day of hospitalization, and histology showed a small-vessel vasculitis of the MPA type, characterized by transmural inflammation of the arterial wall, with a heavy infiltrate of neutrophils, eosinophils, and mononuclear cells, destruction of the blood-vessel wall, and segmental fibrinoid necrosis (Figure).
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