Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid
Lymph nodes-infectious / parasitic disorders

Topic Completed: 1 July 2013

Revised: 4 July 2019, last major update July 2013

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PubMed Search: Leishmania [title] lymph nodes [title]

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Cite this page: DePond W. Leishmania. website. Accessed July 4th, 2020.
Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Granulomas with abundant plasma cells, focal fibrosis, variable necrosis, leishmanian amastigotes (by immunostain, Am J Clin Pathol 1994;102:11)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Adrenal gland

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Small bowel

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Cytology description
  • Polymorphous lymphocytes, histiocytes, plasma cells, giant cells and tingible body macrophages
  • Amastigote forms within histiocytes and multinucleated giant cells and extracellularly (Acta Cytol 2005;49:286)
Electron microscopy images

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Amastigote of Leishmania

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