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Posted Sept. 2, 2016. Pathology

1. Blood work up includes:

2 Bipedal lymphangiogram. This is done for iliac and para aortic lymph nodes.

3. Staging laparotomy : Laparoscopy can be done for  splenectomy, liver biopsy, abdominal lymph nodes and bone marrow biopsy.

4.Clinical Examination : Do careful examination of lymph node, spleen, liver and etc.

5. Biochemical tests are needed are Liver function test (LFT) and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH).

6. Ultrasonography , CT scan and MRI are advised for further work up.

7. Advised liver and spleen scan.

Spleen 

25% positive in nonpalpable spleen by the pathologist.

50% negative in palpable spleen by the pathologist.

Bone Marrow

9 to 29% may show in the form of aggregates or diffuse infiltrate.

 

 


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