What is Excisional biopsy?

Category: Surgeries

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An excisional biopsy is a surgical procedure in which an entire abnormal area is removed for diagnostic examination under a microscope.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Endometriosis 2 1
Basal cell skin cancer 1 0
Benign breast tumor 1 1
Breast cancer 1 0
Breast papilloma 1 0
Diagnostic assessment 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Excisional biopsy

Side effect Patients
Pain 2
Abdominal adhesions 1
Inability to swallow 1

Duration

Stopped having Excisional biopsy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 13
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
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There are no evaluations for Excisional biopsy.