What is Cone biopsy?

Category: Procedures


A cone biopsy is an extensive form of a cervical biopsy in which a piece of abnormal tissue in the cervical canal is removed. It is used to diagnose an abnormal cervical issue. It is called a cone biopsy because a cone-shaped wedge of tissue is removed from the cervix.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cone biopsy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Bleeding (hemorrhage) 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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