Tongue biopsy

Alternative Names

Biopsy – tongue

Definition of Tongue biopsy

A tongue biopsy is surgery to remove a piece of the tongue for examination under a microscope.

Review

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

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Tongue biopsy

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