Table of ContentsGross description | Microscopic (histologic) description | Positive stains | Differential diagnosis
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- Large, dark red, diffuse involvement with no identifiable Malpighian follicles; often infarcts
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Polymorphous infiltrate of myeloid cells in all stages of differentiation
- Mainly affects splenic red pulp cords and sinuses, obliterates white pulp
- Rarely blastic transformation (Richter syndrome)