C5

Definitely malignant cells

Figure 17.12. Benign cells obtained using FNAC.

Figure 17.13. Malignant cells obtained using FNAC.
Figure 17.14. Example of a thickened scar in a radial skin incision following biopsy for benign breast disease.

Operative biopsy

Operative biopsy (incisional or excisional) can be performed under a local or general anaesthetic. The skin incision should be made circumferentially (Langer's lines) and not radially as this can result in hypertrophic scarring (Fig. 17.14).

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