Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious / parasitic disorders
Brugia




Topic Completed: 1 July 2013

Revised: 1 February 2019, last major update July 2013

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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

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Microscopic (histologic) description
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Blood smear

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