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Systemic lymphadenopathy (LAS) in intravenous drug abusers. Histology, immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy: pathogenic correlations.

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In the present study we have evaluated the histological, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural and cell surface phenotypic features of lymph nodes from 19 intravenous drug abusers and two homosexual men with persistent lymphadenopathy syndrome and from six control patients. Our investigation has demonstrated that the lymphadenopathy of drug abusers is characterized by: (a) specific histological features with evidence of evolution from an initial hyperplastic-reactive to a late regressive-destr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Lab Sciences
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Author
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Journal:
Histopathology
Volume:
9
Issue:
12
Pages:
1275-1293
Publication date:
1985-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2559
ISSN:
0309-0167
Source identifiers:
486755
Language:
English
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pubs:486755
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uuid:65425cdc-9f2e-44e6-b202-4b62ccee3250
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pubs:486755
Deposit date:
2014-10-23

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