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Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious/parasitic disorders
Cat-scratch disease

Reviewer: William D. DePond, M.D.(see Reviewers page)
Revised: 26 July 2013, last major update June 2006
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Historical criteria
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Case reports
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Gram stain
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Diagnosis
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Gross images
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Lesion on finger

Micro description
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Micro images
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Necrotizing granulomas surrounded by palisading histiocytes

Various images as part of case history

Warthin-Starry stain

Immunofluorescence


Figures 1/2: stellate-shaped abscess with central necrosis and neutrophils, surrounded by granulomatous inflammation
3: Warthin-Starry stain (also inset) highlights bacteria
4: immunohistochemical stain is also positive


Lymph node biopsy - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Steiner stain - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Positive stains
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Electron microscopy description
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Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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End of Lymph nodes - not lymphoma > Infectious/parasitic disorders > Cat-scratch disease


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