Muscle biopsy is a procedure in which a small part of your muscle tissue is removed for examination under the microscope. This procedure is mainly indicated to diagnose infections, disorders and metabolic defects of the muscle, and diseases of connective tissue and blood vessels.
Muscular biopsy is performed under local anesthesia or general anesthesia depending on the type of procedure performed. This procedure can be conducted in 2 ways:
The muscle tissue is then sent to the laboratory for microscopic examination.
Like all invasive procedures, muscle biopsy may be associated with certain side effects such as bleeding, bruising or infection at the site of the wound, and damage of surrounding tissues or muscles.
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