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Follicular Hyperplasia

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One of the most common causes of enlarged lymph nodes is due primarily to an increase in the number of B cells, which become bigger and proliferate rapidly (but controlled) forming follicular centers (also called germinal centers) and sometimes mimicking B-cell lymphomas, the most common type of lymphoma. For this reason, I am illustrating a typical benign reactive "follicular hyperplasia" that is often the source of confusion and can be mistaken for a B-cell lymphoma.

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Reactive     A reactive process (follicular or B zone hyperplasia)
This case was kindly provided by the ASCP Press. It is part of Flow Cytometry in Clinical Diagnosis by John Carey, Phil McCoy and David Keren.
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Follicular hyperplasia     Follicular Lymphoid hyperplasia
This case was kindly provided by the ASCP Press. It is part of Flow Cytometry in Clinical Diagnosis by John Carey, Phil McCoy and David Keren.
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"Normal" LN        A reactive lymph node
For use as "normal" sample for comparison with other cases submitted by UTMC.

 

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