Bone marrow - nonneoplastic
Infectious / inflammatory
Mycobacteria

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 July 2017, last major update December 2006

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PubMed Search: Bone marrow mycobacteria [title]

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Case reports
Diagnosis
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