wedge biopsy

wedge bi·op·sy

excision of a cuneiform specimen.

wedge biopsy

Surgical pathology An excisional biopsy in which a lesion identified at the time of a surgical procedure is removed, with a wedge of normal surrounding tissue. See Biopsy, Excisional biopsy, Wedge resection.
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In this case, the cortical wedge biopsy was taken, as it provides adequate quantity of tissue (at least 20 glomeruli per core) needed for histopathological examination.
Wedge biopsy was done and sent for histopathological examination.
With DAD identified in most patients with ARDS, the value of obtaining a wedge biopsy from an acutely ill patient has been questioned.
Pathological report of the gallbladder and wedge biopsy of liver hilar mass after immunohistochemistry showed large B-cell lymphoma (positive for CD20+ lymphocytes) and acute chronic cholecystitis [Figure 2, 3, and 4].
A wedge biopsy of the liver was taken for more thorough histologic evaluation.
Wedge biopsy from both breasts showed partly ulcerated skin and underlying markedly necrotic squamous cell carcinoma with moderate to poor differentiation (Figure-2).
The Otago University research also Looked at patients within the Green study period, comparing those initially managed with a small, diagnostic punch or wedge biopsy of the cervix, with patients treated at the outset with procedures including cone biopsy or hysterectomy.
Two wedge biopsy samples were taken from the thickened lip of the dorsal edge of the lesion.
A wedge biopsy of the lesion showed that the patient had acral lentiginous melanoma.
Wedge biopsy of the pre-auricular lesion revealed a parameningeal embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma.