Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid
Lymph nodes-inflammatory disorders
Infarction


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Minor changes: 30 July 2020

Revised: 5 February 2019, last major update June 2006

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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Extensive necrosis with perinodal inflammation and granulation tissue
  • May retain a rim of viable lymphatic tissue
  • Reticulin architecture is retained
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Various images of infracted nodes with lymphoma

Associated with dengue fever

Associated with dengue fever (CD20+)


Post gold injection

Upper pole shows loss of follicles,
few lymphocytes and distended sinuses;
traumatic hilar vein (top right) is related
to fibrinous extravasation



Superficial lymph nodes:

Early infarction with
small thrombosed
veins and perinodal
neutrophils

Thrombosed vein next to node

Organizing thrombus of hilar vein

Recanalizing thrombus of hilar vein

Infarct at 16 days -
lymphocytes survive
beneath sinus, perinodal
infiltrate is present

Retention of reticulin

Immunohistochemistry
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