Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid
Lymph nodes-infectious / parasitic disorders
Mycobacterial spindle cell pseudotumor


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Definition / general
Case reports
Treatment
  • Antiretroviral therapy for HIV
  • Antibiotics
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Nodes show partial / complete effacement by storiform pattern of bland spindle cells, some with vacuoles
  • Numerous vessels lined by plump endothelial cells, plasma cells and lymphocytes
  • No multinucleated tumor cells, no foamy histiocytes
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images

Various images

Cytology description
Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
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