Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid
Lymph nodes-infectious / parasitic disorders
Tularemia


Topic Completed: 1 June 2006

Minor changes: 14 August 2020

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Definition / general
Diagnosis
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)
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