Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid

Topic Completed: 1 October 2012

Minor changes: 4 July 2020

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Spleen[TI] biopsy[TI]

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Mansouri J. Biopsy. website. Accessed September 24th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Rare because may cause hemorrhage and often not useful
  • Fine needle aspiration may have high yield with low risk and be useful for obtaining specimens for flow cytometry
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