Gallbladder biopsy | definition of gallbladder biopsy by Medical dictionary
gallbladder biopsy Surgery The sampling of gallbladder tissue to determine whether a condition arising therein is benign or malignant. See Cholecystitis.
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The gallbladder biopsy
specimen showed mild flattening and sloughing of the mucosal folding with marked eosinophilic, neutrophilic, and lymphoplasmacytic infiltration in the stroma.
Following this, an ultrasound-guided gallbladder biopsy
was attempted but was unsuccessful because of an inability to locate the lesion precisely.