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Approximately one third of cases additionally had a nodular pattern and, more rarely (10%), a focal mantle zone pattern.
A femoral lymph node biopsy was performed revealing residual germinal centers with expanded mantle zones composed of relatively small lymphocytes with inconspicuous nucleoli and round nuclear contours (see Figures 1A and 2A).
The characteristics of mucous secreted by the gland cells, a group of cells that compose the mantle epithelial layer, are reported to differ slightly from species to species and in the mantle zone.