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Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Inflammatory disorders (non-infectious)
Post-transplant lymph node changes

Reviewer: William D. DePond, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 July 2013, last major update June 2006
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General
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Micro description
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Patterns of lymph node regression:
  1. Germinal cells may have few/no lymphocytes, no/rare tingible body macrophages, poorly developed mantle zone
  2. Crowded follicular dendritic cells with no germinal center lymphocytes or tingible body macrophages
  3. Smaller germinal center, irregular shape due to disintegration of follicular dendritic cells, no mantle zone

Additional references
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End of Lymph nodes - not lymphoma > Inflammatory disorders (non-infectious) > Post-transplant lymph node changes


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