Spleen
General
Biopsy


Topic Completed: 1 October 2012

Revised: 15 March 2019

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Mansouri J. Biopsy. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/spleenbiopsy.html. Accessed June 16th, 2019.
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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