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Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious/parasitic disorders
Toxoplasmosis

Reviewer: William D. DePond, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 28 July 2013, last major update June 2006
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Case reports
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Diagnosis
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Treatment
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Diagrams
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Life cycle

Micro description
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Micro images
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Various images

Toxoplasma lymphadenitis - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Toxoplasmic lymphadenitis


Epithelioid histiocytes and necrotic fragments

No reticulin present

Monocytoid cells



Plasma cells in nodal capsule

Toxoplasma cyst at margin of follicle

Direct immuno-fluorescence shows trophozoite-like bodies (arrows)

Tachyzoites-site unknown

Cytology description
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Virtual slides
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Toxoplasmosis

Differential diagnosis
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End of Lymph nodes - not lymphoma > Infectious/parasitic disorders > Toxoplasmosis


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