Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious / parasitic disorders
Leishmania



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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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Liver

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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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