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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor

Benign tumors

Castlemanís disease


Reviewers: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 January 2013, last major update February 2012
Copyright: (c) 2004-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Uncommon lymphoproliferative disorder involving lymph nodes in one region or systemic
● Also called angiofollicular hyperplasia

Micro description
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● Stellate fibrous scar separates small nodules of disorganized large and clear hepatocytes
● Scar contains hyperplastic follicles with germinal centers, separated by sheets of plasma cells and vessels
● Small lymphocytes are arranged in onion-skin pattern around follicles

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