Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Primary immunodeficiency disorders
Reviewer: William D. DePond, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 11 June 2013, last major update June 2006
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- Either humoral (B cell related), cell-mediated (T cell related) or defects in phagocytes / accessory immune system
- Diagnosis requires laboratory testing (including immunoglobulins), delayed-type skin reactions and lymphocyte testing
- Lymph node biopsies provide quantitative information
- Humoral based disease - medullary plasma cells and no/reduced cortical centers
- Cell-mediated based disease - reduced paracortical areas
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