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A 32-year-old female asked about a 7-year-old female:

can a dr. look at an excised lymph node and have a good idea if there's a problem (such as lymphoma)?

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Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Yes: Yes. The pathologist can use several different cuts and stains and keep the specimen for further use.Depending on what she/ he sees, even a culture.It can take time and with any question it can even be sent to others for opinion.

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