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Tongue biopsy

Tongue biopsy


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

Review Date 2/1/2021

Updated by: Josef Shargorodsky, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.