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Lymphofollicular Hyperplasia

Condition 101

What is the definition of Lymphofollicular Hyperplasia?

Lymphofollicular hyperplasia is an increase in the number of cells found in lymph node. These follicles contain normal white blood cells called lymphocytes. Your body produces more lymphocytes to help prevent bacteria, viruses, and other types of germs from entering the bloodstream.

What are the alternative names for Lymphofollicular Hyperplasia?

Lymphadenopathy; Lymphofollicular hypertrophy

REFERENCES

Winter JN. Approach to the patient with lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 159.

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Lymphatic system