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Small bowel (small intestine)


Waldenström macroglobulinemia

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 December 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Rare but distinctive involvement of small bowel

Gross description

● Small white nodules, variably distended serosal lymphatics
● Mucosa is white, nodular or granular

Micro description

● Marked mucosal and submucosal lymphangiectasia and short, broad villi (Medicine (Baltimore) 2007;86:210)
● Coarse eosinophilic material (macroglobulin) in lymphatics, macrophages, lamina propria

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