What is included in the physical exam to evaluate suspected diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)?

Updated: Aug 20, 2020
  • Author: Shipra Gandhi, MBBS; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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A complete physical examination should include evaluation of the following:

  • All lymph node chains
  • Cardiopulmonary system
  • Liver and spleen
  • Pelvis
  • Breasts
  • Testicles
  • Skin
  • Neurological aspects, to detect subtle signs of early CNS involvement or cord compression

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