excision biopsy

ex·ci·sion bi·op·sy

excision of tissue for gross and microscopic examination in such a manner that the entire lesion is removed.

ex·ci·sion bi·op·sy

(ek-sizh'ŭn bī'op-sē)
Excision of tissue for gross and microscopic examination in such a manner that the entire lesion is removed.
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In cases of an impalpable tumour or if there was diagnostic ambiguity, a preoperative excision biopsy was performed.
A standard elliptical excision biopsy with primary closure done under local anesthesia, preferably with magnification for good skin closure and minimal scarring, should be doable by any family physician in the office.
Endoscopic excision biopsy was done and the dark brown soft tissue pieces measuring 4*3.5*1.5 cm were sent for histological examination.
The patient underwent an urgent transoral excision biopsy of the left parapharyngeal space mass and a bilateral tonsillectomy (figure 2).
Lobular neoplasia on core needle biopsy: clinical and radiopathologic correlation study with follow-up excision biopsy of 87 cases.
The selected patients had been treated thereafter in form of different modalities like, (a) simple analgesic (b) excision biopsy (c) modified radical mastectomy.
With a clinical diagnosis of dermoid cyst an excision biopsy was performed.
(26) Excision biopsy of the primary lesion is essential to confirm the diagnosis and provide histological microstaging information that guides further surgical strategy.
Caption: Distribution of Conjunctival Lesions Based on Additional Management done after Excision Biopsy
Patient underwent excision biopsy of the left groin lymph node which confirmed the diagnosis.
The CTCL had been managed with excision biopsy followed by Psoralen + UVA (PUVA) therapy.
Another patient (not in the series) with an occult primary lesion diagnosed on excision biopsy of a metastatic nodule deep to the long saphenous vein in the mid-thigh was still alive 12 years after the initial diagnosis.