Biopsies for Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Lumps in Nigerian Women.
* For reproductive-aged women with CIN 2 and adequate colposcopy, the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology supports either monitoring with cytology and colposcopy every 6 months for a year or excisional
Although it is most commonly encountered in excisional
biopsy specimens following needling procedures, epithelial displacement can also be observed in rare cases in needle core biopsy samples from patients without a history of a prior needle procedure (Figure 5, A and B).
Given the low likelihood of progression during pregnancy and the high rate of regression, an excisional
procedure should be considered only in cases where there is concern about invasive carcinoma.
For cases that were found to have a pathologic upgrade in the excisional
biopsy specimen, slides of the excision were reviewed and the histologic findings confirmed.
Furthermore, 5 patients had both FNA and core biopsy, whereas the remaining underwent excisional
biopsy for diagnosis.
The patient underwent excisional
biopsy under local anesthesia.
surgery Parameter (n = 20) Hypertrophic index 1.52 [+ or -] 0.4 Collagen index 1.2 [+ or -] 0.1 Fibroblast count ([mm.sup.2]) 631.4 [+ or -] 197.7 Cryosurgery Parameter (n = 21) Hypertrophic index 1.63 [+ or -] 0.5 Collagen index 1.1 [+ or -] 0.1 Fibroblast count ([mm.sup.2]) 661.9 [+ or -] 184.4 Parameter p-value Hypertrophic index 0.459 Collagen index 0.076 Fibroblast count ([mm.sup.2]) 0.612 All values are given as mean [+ or -] standard deviation.
A disposable punch biopsy tool was used to create a circular 3 mm diameter full-thickness excisional
wound in the center of the palatal mucosa (16).
DP5###German Shepherd###Mammary adenocarcinoma###8###Female###Surgical excisional
biopsy removes (hopefully) the entire mass.
The most common excisional
procedure employed for VAIN is upper vaginectomy.