Mixed follicular and paracortical hyperplasia: Chronic Lymphadenitis

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  • Toxoplasmosis

    • Commonly seen in cervical lymph nodes

    • See aggregates of epithelioid histiocytes in the interfollicular areas

  • Kawasaki’s disease

    • Mucocutaneous/lymph node syndrome

    • Affected children develop conjunctivitis, erythema of the oral mucosa, an erythematous desquamative rash on the palms and soles (only RMSF and Hand/Foot/Mouth disease also produce a rash on the palms and soles), inflammation and infarction of the coronary vessels, and cervical node enlargement

    • Etiology unknown

    • Nodes show microthrombi and multifocal necrosis

Category: Medical Subject Notes , Pathology Notes



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