Lymph nodes

Learn about the functions of lymph nodes in the body, common symptoms of lymph node problems, and available treatment options. Take control of your health and understand the role of lymph nodes in your body.
All About Lymph Node Follicles Microbiology, Hematology, Lymph Nodes, Immunology, Electron Microscope, Lymphatic System, Sinusitis, Pathology, Oral Pathology

Just a recap... Check out Lymph node 101 post for a recap of basic LN anatomy. Upon entering the LN, B cells "home" to the superficial cortex and form follicles. If the B cells come in contact with a "bad guy" (called antigenic stimulation), they will become activated and undergo systematic transformational changes as they mature to become plasma cells. Cortex- Follicles & Germinal centers= B cells Paracortex= T cells Medulla- cords, sinuses, trabecula= Plasma cells Reminder