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nodal necrosis

Thursday 8 March 2007

Digital cases

- HPC:293 : Nodal cat scratch disease
- HPC:339 : Kikuchi adenitis (necrotizing histiocytic lymphadenitis)

Definition: Necrosis in a lymph node.

Etiology

- infectious nodal necrosis
- ischemic nodal necrosis
- tumoral nodal necrosis
- necrotizing adenitis

  • infectious necrotizing adenitis
    • mycobacterial necrotizing adenitis
      • tuberculous necrotizing adenitis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
    • Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis necrotizing adenitis (16940849)
    • Tularemia
    • Histoplasmosis (Histoplasma capsulatum)
  • dysimmune necrotizing adenitis
    • lupic necrotizing adenitis
    • Kikuchi adenitis (Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease or histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis)

- tumoral necrotizing adenitis

See also

- Adenitis

  • nodal necrosis

- necrotizing adenitis

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