One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A surgical procedure in which a cone-shaped segment of tissue from the uterus is removed for examination.
- ‘Women who want to have a baby can still do so after a cone biopsy, but not following a hysterectomy.’
- ‘Following a cone biopsy, gauze may be packed into your vagina to prevent bleeding, but it is normal to bleed for up to four weeks following the operation.’
- ‘If this is the case, you may need to have a cone biopsy.’
- ‘She was treated with a cervical cone biopsy and subsequent hysterectomy, revealing residual highgrade squamous intraepithelial lesion with foci suspicious for, but not diagnostic of, invasion.’
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