Muscle biopsy

Revision as of 21:16, 3 October 2005 by WikiConvertor (Talk)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

muscle biopsy --> biopsy, muscle

(Science: investigation, procedure, surgery) A procedure which involves the removal of a small specimen of muscle tissue for microscopic analysis.

A muscle biopsy is used to distinguish between neurological and myopathic (muscle disease) disorders, identify muscular dystrophy, diagnose muscle infections and identify connective tissue disorders (necrotising vasculitis).

Retrieved from ""
First | Previous (Muscle adductor) | Next (Muscle bundle) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.