Journal of Cytology
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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-45

Florid reactive hyperplasia with atypical lympho-histiocytic proliferation in a case of persistent generalized lymphadenopathy

1 Department of Pathology, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medicine, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Surgery, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Persistent generalized lympadenopathy is a well recognized syndrome as an early manifestation of HIV invection. The case being presented was a housewife and was a follow up case of Pulmonary tuberculosis. Radiological improvement after ATT was noted though lymphnodes persisted. The lymphnodes were subjected to FNAC. The cytological appearance o f the smears were distinctive of florid follicular hyperplasia along with presence of a few atypical cells to suspect prodrome HIV infection. The case is being presented for these subtle cytological features with their histological correlation.

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