Nasal mucosal biopsy

Alternative Names

Biopsy – nasal mucosa; Nose biopsy

Definition of Nasal mucosal biopsy

A nasal mucosal biopsy is the removal of a small piece of tissue from the lining of the nose so that it can be checked for disease.

Review

Alan Lipkin, MD, Otolaryngologist, Private Practice, Denver, Colorado. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 10/18/2009

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