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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.

Update Date 2/2/2013

Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.