Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
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Revised: 24 June 2013, last major update June 2006
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- Post-smallpox vaccination may cause enlarged and painful adenopathy, up to 6 cm in 29% at 10 days (Vaccine 2006;24:476)
- Usually supraclavicular nodes on side of vaccination
- Paracortical expansion with eosinophils, plasma cells and immunoblasts
- Vascular changes and focal necrosis
End of Lymph nodes - not lymphoma > Infectious/parasitic disorders > Vaccinia
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