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What is reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

The response of the lymphoid gland to stimuli varies, with the worst case scenarios showing an increase in the size and number of follicles, enlarged sinuses and the covering of the lymph node by sheets of white blood cells, or lymphocytes. The condition is common in lung biopsy, explains Jarrod Bruce et al. in Respiratory Medicine CME.

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