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A 22-year-old female presents with a two week history of a viral illness. She has not taken any antibiotics and presents to your office for treatment. On examination, she is noted to have cervical lymphadenopathy. The internist obtains a biopsy of the lymph node. Which portion of the lymph node is expected to be enlarged?

A. Medullary sinuses
B. Medullary cords
C. Paracortex
D. Primary follicle
E. Secondary follicle
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A 22-year-old female presents with a two week history of a viral illness. She has not taken any antibiotics and presents to your office for treatment. On examination, she is noted to have cervical lymphadenopathy. The internist obtains a biopsy of the lymph node. Which portion of the lymph node is expected to be enlarged?
A. Medullary sinuses
B. Medullary cords
C. Paracortex
D. Primary follicle
E. Secondary follicle

T-lymphocytes
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A 22-year-old female presents with a two week history of a viral illness. She has not taken any antibiotics and presents to your office for treatment. On examination, she is noted to have cervical lymphadenopathy. The internist obtains a biopsy of the lymph node. Which portion of the lymph node is expected to be enlarged?
A. Medullary sinuses
B. Medullary cords
C. Paracortex
D. Primary follicle
E. Secondary follicle

T-lymphocytes
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C. Paracortex
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Definitely paracortex .. major response to the viral infection is t-lymphocyte mediated which are found in paracortex, follicles contain B-cells and medulla has macrophages and plasma cells ..
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