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reactive lymphoid hyperplasia with giant follicles

Tuesday 6 March 2007

Localization

- head and neck
- numerous enlarged, coalescing lymphoid follicles with distortion rather than effacement of the lymph node architecture
- in situ hybridization with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) (36%)

Differentiation

- follicular lymphoma

  • floral variant of follicular lymphoma

See also

- reactive lymphoid hyperplasia