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excision

[ek′sizh·ən]
(genetics)
Recombination involving removal of a genetic element.
(medicine)
The cutting out of a part; removal of a foreign body or growth from a part, organ, or tissue.
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Results of excisional biopsies showed 1 case of invasive lobular carcinoma and 1 intraductal papilloma.
All 9 cases showed a highrisk lesion in the excisional specimen, specifically LCIS (6 cases), ADH (2 cases), and ALH (1 case).
Excisional biopsy identified the mass as a hypervascular lymphoid hyperplasia consistent with the hyaline vascular type of Castleman disease.
Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Leads to Reduction In Procedures Excisional therapy -42% Cervical biopsy -22% Colposcopy -19% Note: Based on an average 3.
6) As expected, excisional biopsy predicted the depth 100% (30/30) of the time.
Despite this historic trend to perform FNAC/CNB in preference to excisional biopsies when lymphoma is highly suspected, oncologists frequently question whether any method other than an excisional biopsy is adequate.
Because of these points, and concern that "see-and-treat" excisional procedures in women of this young age would likely create harm in excess of benefit, the consensus recommendation is colposcopy followed by management according to ASCCP guidelines.
While preoperative diagnosis of ectopic thymus is rare, imaging is helpful for demonstrating cervical anatomy and the extent of the mass--namely, mediastinal extension--prior to excisional biopsy.
For women with an unsatisfactory colposcopy or suspicion of invasive disease, a diagnostic excisional procedure is recommended (SOR: C, based on consensus guidelines).
Excisional biopsy showed a giant basosquamous carcinoma.
The boy recovered after an excisional biopsy of a left axillary lymph node to relieve lymphadenopathy and intermittent fever; he was also treated with ciprofloxacin.