Open Lymph Node Biopsy

Location for an open lymph node biopsy

In an open lymph node biopsy, your doctor makes a small cut in the skin to remove one or more lymph nodes. These are examined under a microscope.

Current as of: August 22, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology