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Mouth biopsy performed under local anaesthetic

A biopsy is when a sample of tissue is taken from a part of the body. It is then looked at under the microscope to make a diagnosis.

A biopsy is a quick and relatively simple procedure for the purpose of rapid diagnosis of an ulcer, lump or other abnormality in the mouth.

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Mouth biopsy performed under local anaesthetic

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