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    Open Biopsy of the Breast

    Open Biopsy of the Breast

    Open breast biopsy (before and after)

    In an open breast biopsy, your doctor makes a small cut in the skin and breast tissue to remove a sample of tissue. The sample is examined under a microscope.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
    Last Revised March 18, 2013

    Last Revised: March 18, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery

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