Author: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 28 February 2018, last major update October 2012

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PubMed Search: Spleen[TI] biopsy[TI]

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Mansouri, J. Biopsy. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/spleenbiopsy.html. Accessed March 22nd, 2018.
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