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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
29 years experience Pathology
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
13 years experience Pathology
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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on lab: Using one of the big labs like quest or labcorp results should be available in 48 hours.
Dr. Audrey Lance
14 years experience Gynecology
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 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually a few days: Usually a few days. It may be after the holiday.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Several days: Depending on the test, 1-14 days usually.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
2-3 days: This varies depending on each institution, but normally biopsy results are returned within 2-3 days of the procedure.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
1-2 Days: There are few things as anxiety-provoking as waiting for a biopsy result to return. If prioritized appropriately, there is no reason why the result sh ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: Most biopsy results are completed in 2-3 days. Depending on the type of tissue and complexity of the lesion, some times it may take 2-3 weeks to compl ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Harichand-Herdt
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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
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