Breast Fat Necrosis Evaluation
- New breast lump
- Changes in breast shape or size
Tests are required to evaluate breast fat necrosis.
Tests that may be used to evaluate breast fat necrosis include:
Breast Fat Necrosis Breast Biopsy
The most accurate test is to take a tissue sample from the area in question. If a fluid-filled cyst is detected, a needle biopsy may be performed to extract a sample of the fluid for microscopic analysis.
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