Muscle biopsy

Alternative Names

Biopsy – muscle

Definition of Muscle biopsy

A muscle biopsy is the removal of a small piece of muscle tissue for examination.

Review

Dennis Ogiela, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 9/16/2010

Muscle biopsy

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