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Definition / general
- Prior to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), typical findings were white pulp depletion, hemosiderin deposition, spindle cell proliferation and perivascular hyalinization; also infectious and malignant infiltrates (Mod Pathol 2002;15:406)
- Post-HAART findings include less frequent white pulp depletion but similar rates of splenic involvement by atypical mycobacteria and CMV in those with systemic disease