Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Inclusions, pigment, ectopic cells or tissue
Megakaryocytes



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Revised: 1 February 2019, last major update July 2013

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Definition / general
  • Often associated with extramedullary hematopoiesis when present in lymph nodes
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Megakaryocytes in bone marrow

Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis
  • Multinucleated histiocytes: larger, more cytoplasm, vesicular nuclei that are not multilobated, CD68+
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