WHERE TO START?
I. Consider the immune system organ by organ:
– Lymph nodes; Bone marrow; Spleen; Thymus; Mucosa Associated Lymphoid Tissue
II. For each organ, ask some questions:
– We will focus on lymphoid tissues here – specifically diseases of lymph nodes
– This is a systematic approach.and you can do the same with the other tissues of the haematolymphoid system.
Diseases of Lymph Nodes:
The next question is:
4. How do these main lymphoid pathologies manifest themselves clinically?
This will be answered in the next page. Click on the “Clinicopathologic Correlation” button below.