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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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A 4 mm punch biopsy was performed of a nodule on the left dorsal hand.
Punch biopsy forceps, sharpened over forceps, and scissor were used for sampling in different studies.
In this study 5 (1.11%) patients had a positive smear with no patient diagnosed as CIN after colposcopic guided punch biopsy, these results were comparable to another study done by Zamani N at Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore in 1990, in which a very low incidence of CIN was found i.e.
A punch biopsy taken from the lesion on the chin showed numerous, noncaseating naked granulomas with multi-nucleated giant cells (Fig.
All subjects will undergo two tissue punch biopsy procedures during the study period.
No differences were seen in regard to the rates of preterm birth or pregnancy loss between 628 women with a prior loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), 601 women with a prior cervical punch biopsy, and 616 women with a prior Pap smear, Dr.
The resulting neurons started life as a small skin punch biopsy from a volunteer.
A cervical punch biopsy for histological examination was done on all patients after 5% acetic acid application.
In this article I give a technical description of the following procedures: fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB), cyst aspiration, core biopsy, punch biopsy, incision and drainage of lactational abscesses, excision biopsy of a breast lump and microdochectomy.
Colposcopically directed punch biopsies showed inflammation and necrosis while punch biopsy of the bladder revealed chronic cystitis.
"Blood is the easiest, most accessible source of cells, because you'd rather have 20 milliliters of blood drawn than have a punch biopsy taken to get skin cells," said Judith Staerk, first author of the study.
In one study, 40% of excised melanomas had worse pathology, compared with initial punch biopsy, and 20% of melanomas revealed invasion that was not seen in initial punch biopsy (Arch.
The skin samples were obtained by punch biopsy and mRNA extracted and analysed using Affymetrix gene chips containing transcripts from the entire human genome, including known and as yet unidentified sequences.
After local infiltration of 1% xylocaine, 3mm punch biopsy was taken with appropriate asepsis and a dressing applied.