Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
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- In adults, parvovirus B19 infection is associated with fever (81%), arthralgia/myalgia (62%), skin rash (48%), general fatigue (43%), lymphadenopathy (38%) and edema (38%) (Intern Med 2002;41:295)
- May be associated with hemophagocytic syndrome (Br J Haematol 1997;96:868)
- Massive nodular histiocytic proliferation resembling Kikuchiís disease with prominent apoptosis but no necrosis
- One case showed florid reactive hyperplasia with paracortical expansion, neutrophils and hemophagocytosis (Pathol Int 1998;48:829)
Prominent nodules of histiocytes
End of Lymph nodes - not lymphoma > Infectious/parasitic disorders > Parvovirus B19
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