Open Biopsy of the Breast

Open breast biopsy (before and after)

In an open breast biopsy, your doctor makes a small cut in the skin and breast tissue to remove a sample of tissue. The sample is examined under a microscope.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,

Current as ofMay 3, 2017

Current as of: May 3, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,