When is biopsy indicated in the workup of hypogammaglobulinemia?

Updated: Dec 26, 2018
  • Author: Elizabeth A Secord, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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The following biopsy procedures may also be considered:

  • Lymph node biopsy (for rapidly enlarging lymph nodes to rule out infection or malignancy)

  • Thymus biopsy (indicated only for thymoma)

See Workup for more detail.


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