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Lymph Node Excision Biopsy - 1 to 3 Nodes - Price, Normal Range | Sprint Diagnostics Hyderabad

A lymph node excision biopsy involving one to three nodes is a procedure in which small bean-shaped glands called lymph nodes are surgically removed to be examined under a microscope. Lymph nodes are part of the lymphatic system and are important in the body's immune response.

When lymph nodes are enlarged or feel abnormal during a physical examination, or when an imaging test shows an abnormality, a biopsy may be required to diagnose conditions such as cancer, infection, or other diseases.

  • Test Name Biopsy - Lymph Node - Excision Biopsy (1-3 Nodes)
  • Sample Type Tissue
  • Preparations Required Patients are advised to communicate with their doctor regarding medications they are taking, as some may need to be paused prior to the biopsy. Depending on the specifics of the procedure, fasting may be required.
  • Report Time 4 days

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have swollen or tender lymph nodes, or if imaging tests reveal abnormal lymph nodes, your doctor may recommend a biopsy to determine the cause. This can be important for diagnosing diseases like cancer, infections, or immune system disorders.

The procedure involves making a small incision in the skin to access the lymph nodes. The nodes are then removed and sent to a lab for analysis. The incision is closed with stitches. The procedure is usually performed under local anesthesia but can also be done under general anesthesia depending on the location of the lymph nodes and the patient's health.

Your doctor will provide specific instructions. Generally, it’s important to let your doctor know about any medications you’re taking, especially blood thinners. You may also be asked to fast for several hours before the procedure.

After the lymph nodes are removed, they are analyzed for signs of cancer, infection, or other diseases. If cancer cells are found, further tests may be done on the sample to determine the type and stage of cancer.

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks including infection, bleeding, and an allergic reaction to anesthesia. There's also a slight risk of lymphedema.

Lymphedema is swelling that results from a build-up of lymph fluid. It can be managed through physical therapy, medication, and wearing compression garments.

Recovery time varies. Most people feel ready to return to normal activities within a few days. You’ll need to keep the incision site clean and watch for signs of infection.

Results from the biopsy can significantly affect your treatment plan. If cancer is detected, the biopsy can help determine the most effective forms of treatment. For non-cancerous conditions, it can still provide crucial information for managing the disease.

Yes, infections, autoimmune diseases, and other conditions can cause enlarged lymph nodes.

If your biopsy shows cancer, it’s important to follow up with your doctor to discuss treatment options. This is likely to involve referrals to specialists such as an oncologist.

Yes, there are less invasive tests such as needle biopsies and imaging tests. However, an excision biopsy can sometimes provide more comprehensive information.

If the results indicate cancer, an oncologist should be consulted. If an infection or autoimmune disease is detected, your primary care doctor will advise you on the specialist to see.

In some cases, lymph nodes may be enlarged for benign reasons or due to a less common condition. Further tests and consultation with your doctor will help determine the best course of action.

Lymph node excision biopsy is a valuable diagnostic tool that can play a crucial role in diagnosing and managing various conditions, especially cancer. Patient education, following pre-procedure instructions, and good communication with the doctor are vital elements for a successful biopsy procedure and subsequent treatment.

Biopsy - Lymph Node - Excision Biopsy (1 -3 Nodes)
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