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A 20-year-old male asked:

Hello doctor....my lymph node swollen and i got fever and tiredness for 10 days ,and pet ct scan says it seems to be like lymphoma but biopsy result s?

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Dr. Jocelyn Tan
32 years experience
Lymphoma diagnosis: Signs and symptoms plus or minus a Pet or CT scan can suggest a diagnosis of lymphoma but a diagnosis needs to be confirmed by an excision biopsy of an entire node. A lot of other diagnoses can mimic lymphoma on scans. History and physical can narrow the choices.
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