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Liver biopsy procedure

View full-sized image Drawing of a liver biopsy procedure. A liver is drawn within an outline of a male body. A needle pricks a piece of the liver tissue. An arrow points away from the spot where the needle touches the liver toward a slide with the tissue sample. The liver is
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Drawing of a liver biopsy procedure. A liver is drawn within an outline of a male body. A needle pricks a piece of the liver tissue. An arrow points away from the spot where the needle touches the liver toward a slide with the tissue sample. The liver is

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Drawing of a liver biopsy procedure. A liver is drawn within an outline of a male body. A needle pricks a piece of the liver tissue. An arrow points away from the spot where the needle touches the liver toward a slide with the tissue sample. The liver is

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In a liver biopsy, a doctor uses a needle to take a small piece of liver tissue to view with a microscope.

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