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    Fine-Needle Lymph Node Biopsy

    Fine-Needle Lymph Node Biopsy

    Fine-needle lymph node biopsy

    In a fine-needle lymph node biopsy, your doctor inserts a thin needle into the lymph node and removes a sample of cells. The sample is examined under a microscope.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,

    Current as ofJuly 26, 2016

    Current as of: July 26, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,

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