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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.

Current as of:
December 17, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
C. Dale Mercer MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology