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BACAF - Biopsia Aspirativa o Punción con Agua Fina

Discussion in 'Medical Terminology' started by Toyita, Mar 6, 2008.

  1. Toyita Senior Member

    Colombia
    Español, Colombia
    Hello

    There is in Spanish a biopsy made with a thin needle to make a test to those tissues than can be carcinogenic, called BACAF ( Biopsia Aspirativa con Aguja Fina or Punción con Agua Fina). This is made is the breast and thyroid and far as I know.

    What is the formal equivalent in American and British English?

    Thank you
     
  2. VAUGHN_RAIN Junior Member

    PHILIPPINES
    PHILIPPINES-TAGALOG/CHAVACANO/VISAYAN/ENGLISH
    Hi,

    I think it's "FINE NEEDLE BIOPSY"
     
  3. Toyita Senior Member

    Colombia
    Español, Colombia
    Yes it is! thank you
     
  4. fsabroso

    fsabroso Moderadiólogo

    South Texas
    Perú / Castellano
    I agree.

     

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