|To determine if a young patient with an enlarged peripheral lymph node probably has a significant disease.|
|Hematology, Gynecological Oncology, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Hematology|
|clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags|
|A18.1, A51.4, B23.1, C86.5, D76.3, P37.1, R59|
Slap et al developed on algorithm in 1984 which could be used to determine if an enlarged lymph node in a child, adolescent or young adult should be biopsied.