Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious / parasitic disorders

Topic Completed: 1 June 2006

Revised: 4 February 2019, last major update June 2006

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PubMed Search: Pseudofungi

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Cite this page: DePond W. Pseudofungi. website. Accessed September 23rd, 2019.
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Confined to sinuses of otherwise normal appearing lymph nodes
  • Usually no association with acute or granulomatous inflammation
  • Hyphae have more variable thickness and branching angles than true fungi
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Positive stains
Negative stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Septation and branching due to fractures of pseudofungi
Differential diagnosis
  • Calcific deposits on collagen fibers
  • Calcified small branching blood vessels
  • Gamna-Gandy bodies
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