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lymphoid follicles

Tuesday 6 April 2004

Types

- primary lymphoid follicle
- secondary lymphoid follicle

Components

- germinal center
- marginal zone

Lesions

- lymphoid follicular hyperplasia
- follicular fragmentation
- follicular regression
- follicular lysis
- progressive transformation of germinal centers (PTGC)

Localization

- vesicular lymphoid nodule
- bone marrow lymphoid nodule

References

- Jones D. Dismantling the germinal center: comparing the processes of transformation, regression, and fragmentation of the lymphoid follicle. Adv Anat Pathol. 2002 Mar;9(2):129-38. PMID: 11917166

Portfolio

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  • Pulmonary follicular lymphoid hyperplasia
  • CD20 immunostaining of pulmonary lymphoid follicles
  • Lymphoid follicles in normal tonsil (bcl2)
  • Lymphoid follicles in normal tonsil (CD20)
  • Lymphoid follicles in normal tonsil (CD3)
  • Lymphoid follicles in normal tonsil (H&E)