Biopsy is a diagnostic test which is ordered for the confirmation of diagnosis in certain conditions. In this procedure, a sample of the problematic tissue is removed from the body and sent to a laboratory to be observed under a microscope. There are different types of biopsies based on the procedure used to remove the tissue as well as extent of removal.
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Query: Hi doctor,I am 45 years old and I have a fibroid. I did an ultrasound last week. It looks like an interior fibroid and it started to degenerate. I have this issue for a couple of years. My doctor suggests me to do a biopsy to rule out leiomyosarcoma. I have attached the ultrasound report. My ultraso... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Though there are rare chances to have leiomyosarcoma, it is always better to get checked once by the gynecologist. The degenerative changes and increase in the size of the tumor arise as suspicions. Though it could be a simple degenerative fibroid, it should be examined... Read Full »