Core Needle Lymph Node Biopsy

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Core Needle Lymph Node Biopsy

Picture of core needle lymph node biopsy

In a core needle lymph node biopsy, your doctor inserts a needle with a special tip and removes a sample of lymph node. The sample is examined under a microscope.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerC. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
Last RevisedMarch 29, 2011

Last Revised: March 29, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery




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