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Can a lymph node fna with flow cytometry rule out lymphoma?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not 100%

Many enlarged lymph nodes are not cancerous are instead benign and a result of another disease process.
An fna is a good starting test for evaluating lymph nodes that appear to not be associated with other things that go along with lymphoma, but if suspicion is high, a fine needle aspiration (fna) is not enough and an excisional biopsy is preferred.

In brief: Not 100%

Many enlarged lymph nodes are not cancerous are instead benign and a result of another disease process.
An fna is a good starting test for evaluating lymph nodes that appear to not be associated with other things that go along with lymphoma, but if suspicion is high, a fine needle aspiration (fna) is not enough and an excisional biopsy is preferred.
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Dr. William Lizarraga
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: IF THAT PARTICULAR

Lymph node is involved, yes.

In brief: IF THAT PARTICULAR

Lymph node is involved, yes.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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