Axillary Lymph Node Inclusions

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Lymph node inclusions can occur in axillary lymph nodes, where they can mimic metastatic breast carcinoma. This article provides an overview of epithelial and nonepithelial lymph node inclusions, including mammary-type glandular inclusions, Mullerian-type glandular inclusions, squamous inclusions, mixed glandular-squamous inclusions, and nodal nevi. The discussion emphasizes the histologic and immunophenotypic features and differential diagnoses of each entity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-59
Number of pages17
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2018


  • Axillary lymph node
  • Endosalpingiosis
  • Lymph node inclusions
  • Nodal nevi

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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