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Lymph Node Histology

(Stain - Haematoxylin Eosin)

  • Identify the connective tissue capsule and trabeculae, cortex and medulla of the lymph node, lymph nodules with germinal centres, medullary cords and postcapillary venules.
  • The subcapsular and cortical sinus system was hardly (if at all) visible in the slides.

Germinal centre - activated B cells proliferate (activated by helper T cells)

More? Nature - Nature - Germinal Centre dynamics | Initiation of the GC reaction

Lymph Node Histology: Subcapsular Sinus | Follicle | Germinal Centre | Medullary Cords and Sinuses | High Endothelial Venules | Macrophages | Node cartoons

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