A member asked:

When should a lymph node be biopsied? enlarged x6months pea sized. clear labs, & head & neck ct. ent says not large enough to warrenty a biopsy.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

If the lymph node has not increased in size in six months, biopsy is not warranted. Many people have a solitary palpable lymph node in the neck often for reasons like dandruff.

Answered Jan 22, 2015



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