Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Infectious / parasitic disorders
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

Topic Completed: 1 June 2006

Revised: 4 February 2019, last major update June 2006

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Cite this page: DePond W. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. website. Accessed September 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • PCR
  • Cultures
Gross description
  • Inflammation of terminal ileum and cecum
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Capsular thickening and edema
  • Granulomas with central necrosis and microabscesses
  • Immunoblasts and plasma cells in cortical and paracortical region, large lymphocytes within sinuses, germinal center hyperplasia
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