Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoma
Lymph nodes-inflammatory / reactive disorders

Topic Completed: 1 June 2006

Minor changes: 30 July 2020

Revised: 5 February 2019, last major update June 2006

Copyright: 2003-2021,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Infarction[TI] lymph node

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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Extensive necrosis with perinodal inflammation and granulation tissue
  • May retain a rim of viable lymphatic tissue
  • Reticulin architecture is retained
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Various images of infracted nodes with lymphoma

Associated with dengue fever

Associated with dengue fever (CD20+)

Post gold injection

Upper pole shows loss of follicles,
few lymphocytes and distended sinuses;
traumatic hilar vein (top right) is related
to fibrinous extravasation

Superficial lymph nodes:

Early infarction with
small thrombosed
veins and perinodal

Thrombosed vein next to node

Organizing thrombus of hilar vein

Recanalizing thrombus of hilar vein

Infarct at 16 days -
lymphocytes survive
beneath sinus, perinodal
infiltrate is present

Retention of reticulin

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