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Open Lymph Node Biopsy

Open Lymph Node Biopsy

Location for an open lymph node biopsy

In an open lymph node biopsy, your doctor makes a small cut in the skin to remove one or more lymph nodes. These are examined under a microscope.

Current as ofDecember 19, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff

Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology