white pulp disease

A generic term for any reactive—non-neoplastic—or proliferative—neoplastic—process centred in the white pulp of the spleen

white pulp disease

A lymphoproliferative disorder primarily of the spleen's white pulp Examples Lymphocytic leukemia, histiocytic lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease. Cf Benign lymphadenopathy patterns.
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Histologically, the neoplasm has a marginal zone pattern of infiltration with extensive white pulp disease, including white pulp expansion and coalescence.