Appendix
Appendicitis
Adenovirus


Topic Completed: 01 August 2012

Revised: 22 January 2019

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Definition / general
  • Associated with marked lymphoid hyperplasia leading to intussusception, usually in children
  • Viral nuclear inclusions: basophilic nuclei with indistinct nuclear membranes (Cowdry type B, smudge cells) and, less commonly, eosinophilic inclusions surrounded by halos and distinct nuclear membranes (Cowdry type-A)
  • Immunohistochemistry, PCR, and in situ hybridization helpful in diagnosis