Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious / parasitic disorders
Brugia

Author: William D. DePond, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 October 2018, last major update July 2013

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PubMed Search: Brugia [title] lymph nodes

Cite this page: DePond, W.D. Brugia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lymphnodesbrugia.html. Accessed October 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Brugia malayi is a filarial nematode that affects lymphatics
  • Infections with zoonotic Brugia species are uncommon in US
  • Adult reproductive period is up to 9 years (J Trop Med Hyg 1994;97:269)
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Life cycle

Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
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Blood smear