Benign mesothelial cells in lymph node

Thomas V. Colby

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This commentary summarizes the clinicopathologic features of the reported and personally observed cases of benign mesothelial cells in lymph node. This condition occurs most commonly in the setting of chronic effusion, serosal inflammation, or reaction to adjacent lymphoma. The differential diagnosis from metastatic mesothelioma is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-48
Number of pages8
JournalAdvances in anatomic pathology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999


  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Lymph node inclusion
  • Mesothelial cell inclusion
  • Mesothelioma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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