A 47-year-old female asked:
Is it standard when doing a skin biopsy to run cd3 and if it's negative can it still be turning into lymphoma?
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Medical Oncology 51 years experience
No, it is not: A skin biopsy would only be done if there is a visible lesion(s) over the skin.Then a microscopic exam will reveal if there is any abnormal cells in the skin biopsy which may look like a lymphoma , in which case lymphoma markers like cd3 and others like it may be tested.
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