Fatty lymph node metaplasia

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Long-standing palpable mass in the right axilla.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
Ultrasound
CT

Case Discussion

Common histopathologic finding, also known as adipose tissue metaplasia. May cause considerable nodal enlargement. Typically a sign of benignity.

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Case information

rID: 15724
Case created: 3rd Nov 2011
Last edited: 24th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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