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Tongue biopsy

Tongue biopsy

Overview

A surgeon will remove a section of the unusual area of skin on the tongue to analyse.

Update Date 2/9/2015

Updated by: Alan Lipkin, MD, otolaryngologist, private practice, Denver, CO. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.