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How long does it take to get the results back from a mammatone biopsy

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 30 years experience
Three to four days.: A pathology report from a fingernail or toenail biopsy should generally be available after a three to four day time period. In rare instances, specia... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
Pathology 14 years experience
Depends on lab: Most pathology laboratories have a 2-3 day turn around time. However, timing factors and special studies can increase the time to results. To improve ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Depends on lab: Using one of the big labs like quest or labcorp results should be available in 48 hours.
Dr. Audrey Lance
Gynecology 15 years experience
It depends: This all depends on the doctor's office or hospital. Usually one week should be enough time, but if your doctor has to send the results to an outside ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Week or so: After the bone gos to th lab it has to be demineralized, stained, and viewed microscopically, if any question obout the diagnosis, rather than give th... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Usually a few days: Usually a few days. It may be after the holiday.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 22 years experience
Several days: Depending on the test, 1-14 days usually.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 18 years experience
2-3 days: This varies depending on each institution, but normally biopsy results are returned within 2-3 days of the procedure.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Harichand-Herdt
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Excisional biopsy: Yes, removal of a lymph node is ideal, but sometimes a neee biopsy is enough. The tissue is sent for special studies such as flow cytometry, which ma... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Biopsy: Usually can get results in a few days. Not a lot if tissue is taken for the biopsies.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Typically: 2 to 3 working days. A rapid preliminary result can be available in hours with a concern for acute leukemia. If a reference lab is used it can take 7-... Read More