In pathology, dermatopathic lymphadenopathy, also dermatopathic lymphadenitis, is lymph node pathology due to skin disease.
Cutaneous T cell lymphoma
Dermatopathic lymphadenopathy is diagnosed by a lymph node biopsy. It has a characteristic pattern of histomorphology and…
Bubonic plague is a rare, contagious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, characterized by painful buboes in the axilla, groin or neck, high fever, petechial hemorrhage and delirium.
Symptoms of bubonic plague usually appear suddenly within 2 to 5 days after the human is bitten by infected flea. In a…
Cancer is an abnormal growth resulting from uncontrolled division of cells. When this occurs in the lymphatic system, it is known as lymphatic cancer or lymphoma.
The symptoms of lymphomas are varied. Patients most commonly present with painless swelling in a lymph node group, usually in the neck, axilla or inguinal…
Mycobacterial cervical lymphadenitis, also known as scrofula or King's evil, refers to a lymphadenitis of the cervical lymph nodes associated with tuberculosis as well as non-tuberculous (atypical) mycobacteria.
Scrofula is the term used for lymphadenopathy of the neck, usually as a result of an infection in the…
Cat scratch fever (cat scratch disease, inoculation lymphoreticulosis, subacute regional lymphadenitis) is an infectious disease of children and adolescents, caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae.
The signs and symptoms of the disease are mild to moderate and are usually self-limiting. They develop after an…
Sarcoidosis (Besnier-Boeck disease, Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease) is a multisystem inflammatory disease of unknown etiology, characterized by non-necrotizing granulomatous inflammation, predominantly in the lungs and intrathoracic lymph nodes.
The presentation of the disease is highly dependent on the extent of…
Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma) is a chronic lymphoproliferative disorder of indolent type that can manifest in life-threatening complications.
The onset of WM is not specific for a typical clinical picture. In fact, in many patients, it is discovered through routine blood tests. Commonly…
Rosai-Dorfman disease, also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy, is a rare idiopathic condition characterized by painless cervical lymphadenopathy. Accompanying features are fever, leukocytosis, and weight loss. Deposition of histiocytes in other organs has been observed, which is why the…