Incisión para biopsia de tejido pleural
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En una biopsia pleural abierta se extirpa una pequeña porción de tejido pleural mediante una incisión quirúrgica en el pecho. Después de obtener la muestra, se coloca un tubo torácico y se cierra la incisión con puntos. Los resultados anormales pueden indicar tuberculosis, crecimientos anormales y enfermedades virales, micóticas y parasitarias.
- Last Reviewed on 12/10/2012
- Robert A. Cowles, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, and Stephanie Slon.
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