Hiperplasia linfoide

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Definición

Es un incremento rápido en el número de células normales, llamadas linfocitos, que están contenidas en los ganglios linfáticos.

Estas células se incrementan en número para ayudarle a los ganglios linfáticos a impedir la diseminación de bacterias, virus u otros tipos de gérmenes a través del cuerpo.

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Hipertrofia linfoide

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  • Last Reviewed on 08/24/2011
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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