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PubMed Search: Measles appendix

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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Marked lymphoid hyperplasia, multinucleated giant cells (Warthin-Finkeldey type) in germinal centers
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Oleksandr Grygoruk, Boris Hospital and Medical Center, Kiev (Ukraine)

40 year old woman with prodromal measles confirmed by serology

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Warthin-Finkeldey cells (lymph node)

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