What is the role of biopsy in the workup of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)?

Updated: Mar 15, 2019
  • Author: Muhammad Rashid Abbasi, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Perform lymph node biopsy and aspiration together because aspiration alone is insufficient to establish a diagnosis. Use bone marrow aspirate/biopsy results for staging rather than diagnostic purposes.

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