A nerve biopsy is a surgical procedures to collect and test a sample of abnormal tissues. The biopsy sample is examined in the lab under a microscope. Biopsy results can help the care team determine a diagnosis and develop treatment options, especially in cases of progressive peripheral neuropathy or enlarged nerves that mimic nerve tumors.
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