Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Inflammatory disorders (noninfectious)
Sinus histiocytosis



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Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Dilated and prominent sinuses, often containing increased macrophages or sinus lining cells
  • May resemble signet ring cell carcinoma cells but lack atypia and are mucin negative
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Sinus histiocytosis

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