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Appendix

Appendicitis

Measles


Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 21 October 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Associated with appendicitis in prodromal measles stage; rash may not appear until after appendix is removed (Scand J Infect Dis 2001;33:632)

Micro description
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● Marked lymphoid hyperplasia, multinucleated giant cells (Warthin-Finkeldey type) in germinal centers

Micro images
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Warthin-Finkeldey cells (lymph node)

Additional references
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Infect Dis Clin North Am 2010;24:995

End of Appendix > Appendicitis > Measles


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