Lymphadenopathy simulating malignant lymphoma

  • Dennis H. Wright
  • Peter G. Isaacson
Part of the Biopsy Pathology Series book series (BPS)


We include in this chapter a miscellaneous group of conditions which cause lymphadenopathy and which may simulate malignant lymphoma clinically and sometimes pathologically. Similar conditions that have a recognized infective cause have been included in Chapter 2. Following previous custom (Butler, 1969; Dorfman and Warnke, 1974; Robb-Smith, 1947) we have divided these conditions into three groups according to the basic histologic pattern observed in the affected lymph node (Table 3.1).


Sinus Histiocytosis Malignant Histiocytosis Massive Lymphadenopathy Biopsy Pathology Interdigitating Reticulum Cell 
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© D. H. Wright and P. G. Isaacson 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis H. Wright
    • 1
    • 2
  • Peter G. Isaacson
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.The University of SouthamptonUK
  2. 2.Southampton and South-West Hampshire District Health AuthorityUK
  3. 3.School of MedicineUniversity CollegeLondonUK

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