What are biopsy recommendations for Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin disease)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2018
  • Author: Bradley W Lash, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Answer

Biopsy recommendations are as follows:

  • Excisional biopsy is preferred
  • Core needle biopsy can be considered if excisional biopsy is not possible
  • Fine needle aspiration should be avoided

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