Dermatopathic lymphadenitis | definition of dermatopathic lymphadenitis by Medical dictionary
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enlargement of lymph nodes, with proliferation of pale-staining interdigitating reticulum cells and macrophages containing fat and melanin; secondary to various forms of dermatitis.
dermatopathic lymphadenitis A type of lymph-node hyperplasia, which occurs in response to various forms of generalised dermatitis, especially exfoliative types (e.g., psoriasis, mycosis fungoides). It is a T-cell response to skin antigens, processed and presented by interdigitating dendritic cells.
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In dermatopathic lymphadenitis the count was 50 / 10 HPF i.