Biopsy – gingiva (gums)
Definition of Gum biopsy
A gum is a surgery in which a small piece of gingival (gum) tissue is removed for examination.
James L. Demetroulakos, MD, FACS, Department of Otolaryngology, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA. Clinical Instructor in Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 3/3/2009