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How can I tell if I have castlemans disease or lymphoma?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Biopsy

The presentation of cd and lymphoma can be similar and may require a center that sees more of it to review. Here is a patient oriented review: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/castleman-disease/ds01000.

In brief: Biopsy

The presentation of cd and lymphoma can be similar and may require a center that sees more of it to review. Here is a patient oriented review: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/castleman-disease/ds01000.
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology

In brief: Biopsy if necessary

If there is significant lymph node enlargement, a lymph node biopsy is necessary to make this distinction; however, a biopsy is indicated only if your physician considers it necessary after a thorough clinical examination.

In brief: Biopsy if necessary

If there is significant lymph node enlargement, a lymph node biopsy is necessary to make this distinction; however, a biopsy is indicated only if your physician considers it necessary after a thorough clinical examination.
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