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Fat tissue biopsy

Fat tissue biopsy

Overview

Needle aspiration is the most common method of obtaining an abdominal wall fat pad biopsy.

Review Date 2/6/2019

Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.