Lymph node biopsy

What is Lymph node biopsy?

A lymph node biopsy is the removal of lymph node tissue for examination under a microscope. The lymph nodes are small glands that make white blood cells (lymphocytes), which fight infection. Lymph nodes may trap the germs that are causing an infection. Cancer often spreads to lymph nodes.

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Do you have a melanoma specialist?
Need second opinion on my treatment.

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Sentinel lymph node biopsy recommended

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The standard treatment for melanoma is excisional biopsy.

A subsequent...

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My symptoms are:

Pain in neck (base of skull), shoulder pain, behind the eyes pain
Lower back large lump - 5cm x 5cm fluid like but firm
Hair...

doctor1 MD

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Lumps under chin and jaw with lump in the gum/ Under Evaluation

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Brief Ans- Lumps under chin and jaw with lump in the...

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Hi Sir, My dad has many lumps all over the body,got it by hereditary.he went through FNAC test,we are not able to understand the FNAC report.FNAC...

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Biopsy is essential to make definative diagnosis

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I appreciate your concern for your father. Your father seen to...

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