Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid
Lymph nodes-infectious / parasitic disorders
Yersinia pestis


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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Depletion of lymphocytes, edema, necrosis, foamy macrophages
  • Bacteria may involve blood vessels
Positive stains
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