Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious / parasitic disorders
Yersinia pestis

Topic Completed: 1 June 2006

Revised: 4 February 2019, last major update June 2006

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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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