Lymphofollicular hyperplasia is an increase in the size of the lymph follicles. Lymph nodes act as filters that prevent organisms such as bacteria from entering the bloodstream.
See also: Lymphadenitis and lymphangitis
Lymphadenopathy; Lymphofollicular hypertrophy
Causes, incidence, and risk factors:
Calling your health care provider:
|Review Date: 8/6/2007|
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