Rectal biopsy

Alternative Names

Biopsy – rectum

Definition of Rectal biopsy

A rectal biopsy is a procedure to remove a small piece of rectal tissue for examination.

Review

Shabir Bhimji MD, PhD, Specializing in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed byDavid Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/1/2010

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