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Typical abscess seen in a case of caseous lymphadenitis (parotid lymph node affected ).
In 2 cases erroneously diagnosed as suppurative lymphadenitis, the presence of neoplastic cells was minimal and only detected after revision.
Lymphadenitis is the inflammation of lymph nodes.
Lymphadenitis may be either generalized, involving a number of lymph nodes, or limited to a few nodes in the area of a localized infection.
Lymphadenitis is sometimes accompanied by lymphangitis, which is the inflammation of the lymphatic vessels that connect the lymph nodes.