Cite this page: Pernick N Lymphoid hyperplasia / oral lymphoepithelial cyst. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitylymphoidhyperplasia.html. Accessed July 24th, 2021.
Definition / general
- Prominent benign lymphoid proliferations
- Associated with cystic glandular structures
- Lymphoid hyperplasia of Waldeyer ring is a frequent, symptomatic complication of HIV infection, often with HIV+, EBV- multinucleated giant cells in crypt or surface epithelium (Hum Pathol 1999;30:1383)
- 9 year old girl with papillary hyperplasia of palatine tonsils and pharyngeal obstruction simulating malignancy (Am J Surg Pathol 1983;7:579)