Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoma
Lymph nodes-infectious / parasitic disorders

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Minor changes: 12 August 2020

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PubMed Search: Leishmania [title] lymph nodes [title]

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Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Granulomas with abundant plasma cells, focal fibrosis, variable necrosis, leishmanian amastigotes (by immunostain, Am J Clin Pathol 1994;102:11)
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Cytology description
  • Polymorphous lymphocytes, histiocytes, plasma cells, giant cells and tingible body macrophages
  • Amastigote forms within histiocytes and multinucleated giant cells and extracellularly (Acta Cytol 2005;49:286)
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