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follicular lysis

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Examples

- advanced immunodeficiency : plasmacytic infiltration of germinal centers, lymphoid depletion, patent vascular sinuses, follicle lysis, marked plasma cell infiltrates & increased vascularity of sinuses

- Follicle lysis & involution (advanced immunodeficiency); highlighted by Ki-67 IHC

See also

- follicular anomalies

References

- Chang CC, Osipov V, Wheaton S, Tripp S, Perkins SL. Follicular hyperplasia, follicular lysis, and progressive transformation of germinal centers. A sequential spectrum of morphologic evolution in lymphoid hyperplasia. Am J Clin Pathol. 2003 Sep;120(3):322-6. PMID: 14502795