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Herpes simplex lymphadenitis: a case report and review of the published work.
  1. M Lapsley,
  2. P Kettle,
  3. J M Sloan


    Viral lymphadenitis may lead to a histological appearance that can simulate malignancy. The histological features of herpes simplex lymphadenitis have not previously been described in detail. We report a case of proved herpes simplex lymphadenitis in a 30 year old man which was characterised by a pronounced proliferation of immunoblasts. The microscopical findings are described and the published work is reviewed.

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