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Core Needle Lymph Node Biopsy

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.

Current as of: December 17, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology