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Fine-Needle Lymph Node Biopsy

Fine-needle lymph node biopsy

In a fine-needle lymph node biopsy, your doctor inserts a thin needle into the lymph node and removes a sample of cells. The sample is examined under a microscope.

Current as of: August 21, 2019

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