Bone marrow - nonneoplastic
Infectious / inflammatory

Topic Completed: 1 December 2006

Revised: 2 August 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Bone marrow mycobacteria [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Mycobacteria. website. Accessed December 5th, 2019.
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Clusters of histiocytes with needle-like inclusions
  • Histiocytes resemble Gaucher cells (J Clin Pathol 2005;58:1113)
  • Rarely hemophagocytosis in dialysis patients with TB
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Histiocytes with needle-like inclusions

MAC infection within clusters of histiocytes

Acid fast stain

Necrotic lymph node

Bone marrow granuloma

Acid fast stain of lymph node

Acid fast stain of bone marrow

Positive stains
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