Mycobacterial Spindle Cell Pseudotumor of the Lymph Nodes

Balraj Singh, Parminder Kaur, Nicole Majachani, Nirmal Guragai, Sachin Gupta, Michael Maroules

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Mycobacterial spindle cell pseudotumor (MSP) is characterized by benign proliferation of spindle-shaped histiocytes containing acid-fast Mycobacterium. It is usually seen in immunocompromised patients. Limited literature is available regarding MSP. In this article, we report a case of 36-year-old African American male with past medical history of HIV (diagnosed in 2005), noncompliance who presented with generalized weakness, fever, and dizziness on ambulation and was found to have generalized lymphadenopathy and underwent biopsy of the lymph nodes, which was consistent with MSP.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports
StatePublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Safety Research


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