Scrape cytology--Can it replace punch biopsy
in diagnosing oral lesions?
forceps, sharpened over forceps, and scissor were used for sampling in different studies.
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.
The treatment was continued and there was complete recovery following third dose of doxorubicin which was confirmed by second punch biopsy
from same site two weeks later which revealed only inflammatory changes with no evidence of neoplasia.
those who had a prior cervical punch biopsy
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.
Superficial scars will do well with collagen injections, autologous fat replacement, or a punch biopsy
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