Pediatra di famiglia, Cesena, ACP Romagna; Ospedale “M. Bufalini” U.O di Pediatria e neonatologia Cesena, ACP Romagna
In a four year old child with a persistently enlarged cervical lymph node of 2 cm. in diameter the reliability of needle biopsy in respect to traditional biopsy is evaluated. A scientific paper reports an effectiveness test able to confirm the reliability of a needle biopsy if a good tissue sample is obtainable.