Breast core biopsy

Last revised by Dr Bahman Rasuli on 21 Dec 2020

The percutaneous breast biopsy is one of the current choices for focal histopathological assessment of breast lesions. In contrast to fine needle aspiration, during a core needle biopsy, a hollow needle is used to withdraw small cores of tissue from the area of interest in the breast. 

This procedure can be imaging guided by: 

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