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[Late-onset vaccination-induced subcutaneous pseudolymphoma.]

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Persistent subcutaneous nodules arise on rare occasions at sites of injection of aluminium hydroxide-adsorbed vaccine. We report a case following a diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccination. The late onset of the lesion, four years after the injection, led to an uncertain preoperative diagnosis. Histopathologic examination showed features of a subcutaneous pseudolymphoma. The demonstration of aluminium by Morin staining and atomic absorption spectrometry on a paraffin-embedded tissue probe supported the diagnosis of a vaccination-induced pseudolymphoma.
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inserm-00311097 , version 1 (12-08-2008)

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Sabrina Croce, Benoît Lhermitte, Catherine Tomasetto, Olivier Guillard, Jean-Pierre Bellocq, et al.. [Late-onset vaccination-induced subcutaneous pseudolymphoma.]. Annales de Pathologie, 2008, 28 (2), pp.146-9. ⟨10.1016/j.annpat.2007.11.004⟩. ⟨inserm-00311097⟩
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