Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid
Lymph nodes-inclusions, pigment, ectopic cells or tissue

Topic Completed: 1 July 2013

Minor changes: 3 April 2020

Revised: 1 February 2019, last major update June 2013

Copyright: 2003-2020,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Thymus [title] lymph nodes [title]

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Cite this page: DePond W. Thymus. website. Accessed August 12th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Ectopic thymus may be present in supraclavicular nodes
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lymphoid stroma with Hassall corpuscles
Differential diagnosis
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