Fatty lymph node metaplasia

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Long-standing palpable mass in the right axilla.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

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
Published: 3rd Nov 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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