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How is a popliteal lymph node biopsy performed?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: The popliteal

Space is the pocket behind the knee.
There are lymph nodes in this area. A surgeon would numb the skin and tissue and remove the lymph node for pathologic study.

In brief: The popliteal

Space is the pocket behind the knee.
There are lymph nodes in this area. A surgeon would numb the skin and tissue and remove the lymph node for pathologic study.
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