Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoma

Spleen-infectious / inflammatory disorders

Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon

Topic Completed: 1 October 2012

Minor changes: 14 August 2020

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Definition / general
  • Abscess containing brightly eosinophilic, pseudomycotic structures composed of necrotic debris and immunoglobulin in starburst pattern
  • In U.S., usually due to Staphylococcus aureus or Pseudomonas aeruginosa; in tropics, due to schistosomiasis, microfilariae, various fungi
Case reports
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