- Other mycobacteria infections
- Wegeners granulomatosis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sarcoid (confusingly as classically non-caseating)
- Chronic granulomatous disease
Infectious necrotizing granuloma usually has regular contours with mostly eosinophilic necrosis, surrounded by a rim of epithelioid histiocytes, often with multinucleated giant cells.
- ↑ Mukhopadhyay S, Wilcox BE, Myers JL, Bryant SC, Buckwalter SP, Wengenack NL, Yi ES, Aughenbaugh GL, Specks U, Aubry MC. Pulmonary necrotizing granulomas of unknown cause: clinical and pathologic analysis of 131 patients with completely resected nodules. Chest. 2013 Sep; 144(3):813-24.(Link to article – subscription may be required.)
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