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Whats an open inguinal lymph node biopsy?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Surgery

This is where a small surgical incision is made and the lymph node is dissected out and removed or at least a portion of the lymph node is cut out and sent for testing and cultures.
This is not as commonly done with inguinal nodes as it is for nodes in other areas.

In brief: Surgery

This is where a small surgical incision is made and the lymph node is dissected out and removed or at least a portion of the lymph node is cut out and sent for testing and cultures.
This is not as commonly done with inguinal nodes as it is for nodes in other areas.
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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery

In brief: Removal of node

Procedure design to remove an enlarged lymph node in the groin for pathologic examination of the node.
Involve small incision over the offending node. Outpatient procedure.

In brief: Removal of node

Procedure design to remove an enlarged lymph node in the groin for pathologic examination of the node.
Involve small incision over the offending node. Outpatient procedure.
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