Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious / parasitic disorders

Author: William D. DePond, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 July 2018, last major update June 2006

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Tularemia lymph nodes

Cite this page: DePond, W.D. Tularemia. website. Accessed August 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Early: reactive changes
  • Second week: abscess with variable epithelioid cell reaction
  • Fourth week: caseous necrosis, diffuse lymphadenitis
  • Late: granulomatous reactions that may resemble TB
  • Often extracapsular inflammation (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1986;110:42)