Infectious and Noninfectious Lymphadenitis

  • Stefan E. Pambuccian
  • Ricardo H. Bardales
Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 10)


Infectious lymphadenitis can be caused by viral, bacterial, mycobacterial, fungal, and protozoal agents. Non-neoplastic noninfectious lymphadenitis can be associated with systemic processes such as collagen vascular diseases, Rosai–Dorfman disease, sarcoidosis, Castleman disease (CD), drugs, and foreign bodies.


Hodgkin Lymphoma Multinucleated Giant Cell Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Castleman Disease Follicular Hyperplasia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Lab. Medicine & PathologyUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Outpatient Pathology AssociatesSacramentoUSA

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