Sentence Examples


  • Antecedent poliomyelitis was demonstrated in all patients by electromyography or muscle biopsy or both.
  • If you suffer from gluten allergy, you may experience many of the more severe symptoms as your immune system produces antibodies for gluten, but in such cases a celiac disease biopsy will usually be negative.
  • Physical examination and routine x rays may yield enough evidence to diagnose benign bone tumors, but removal of tumor tissue for microscopic analysis (biopsy) is the only sure way to rule out malignancy.
  • Final diagnosis, however, depends on obtaining a tissue sample from the mass (biopsy) and examining it under a microscope in order to verify that it has the characteristics of a Wilms' tumor.
  • The removal and microscopic examination of tiny bits of tissue (biopsy) from any suspicious areas found on an x-ray exam can be performed by either traditional or newer surgical techniques.