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Türken A - - 2000
Primary ovarian malignant lymphomas are rarely encountered in children. We present herein the unusual case of an 11-month-old female infant with primary bilateral non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the ovaries who was treated by bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy followed by chemotherapy. The clinicopathological features of this rare entity are discussed, focusing special emphasis on ...
Correa A - - 2000
We review studies on hair dyes and lymphomas and multiple myeloma (MM). A computerized literature search for the years 1966 through 1996 was conducted. Data were extracted using a standardized form that recorded study design, study population, type of cases, comparison group, sources of data on personal exposure to hair ...
PaydaƟ S - - 2000
Postmastectomy lymphedema (PML) is a morbid condition occurring in patients with breast carcinoma treated with radical/modified radical mastectomy. Postmastectomy angiosarcoma (PMA) is the most common neoplasia seen in these patients. Primary malignant lymphoma arising in PML is a rare neoplasia and 3 cases have been reported until now. In this ...
Dawson P J - - 1999
In this report, the illustrations from the original papers on Hodgkin's disease are used to trace its early history. Thomas Hodgkin's report included six cases of his own and a seventh given to him by Robert Carswell, whose beautiful colored pictures of the latter case accompanied Hodgkin's presentation. Early clinical ...
Mollejo M - - 1999
The most cases of splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) seem to respond favorably to splenectomy. The diagnosis of this lymphoma is mainly based on the recognition of a micronodular pattern of splenic involvement with marginal zone differentiation. However, it is possible to find so-called "marginal zone differentiation" in splenic involvement ...
Savarrio L - - 1999
Lymphomas account for 2-5% of all oral malignancies and are the third most common in this site. This case report appears to be the first in the world literature describing spontaneous regression in the oral cavity of a subset of non-Hodgkins lymphomas known as Ki-1 anaplastic large cell lymphomas (ALCL). ...
Lloret E - - 1999
Splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) is a recently described and distinctive type of splenic lymphoma and is characterized by an indolent clinical course. By analyzing a large series of SMZL cases, we recognized the existence of a subset of 6 cases characterized by an aggressive clinical course that led to ...
Takeshita M - - 1999
CD56 (NCAM)-positive lymphoma frequently involves the skin and nasal area. This study shows it is likely that the clinicopathologic features of this lymphoma are distinctive to each of the primarily involved sites. Sixteen cutaneous and 11 nasal cases of CD56-positive lymphoma were examined. In 10 cutaneous cases, the lesions consisted ...
Smith D L DL - - 1999
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to report a rare case of anorectal pathology. METHODS: We report a case of perianal lymphoma in a nonimmunocompromised, heterosexual patient and review the literature. RESULTS: A 67-year-old white male was found to have an ulcerated posterior anal mass. Biopsy revealed large cell lymphoma, B ...
Tanzi E - - 1999
Ki-1-positive anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is an uncommon form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It lies within a spectrum of recently identified lymphoproliferative disorders. The entities within this spectrum share similar clinical and histopathologic characteristics that can make the diagnosis challenging. We report a case of Ki-1-positive anaplastic large-cell lymphoma involving the right ...
Yanchar N L - - 1999
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE:With modern chemotherapeutic protocols and advances in medical care, the outcome of intraabdominal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in children can be excellent for limited disease. Advanced disease, however, is associated with increased tumor aggression and requires more rigorous adjuvant therapy. Hence, complications early in the course of the disease process or ...
Karmarkar S J - - 1999
This paper reports the case of an infant born with type I esophageal atresia (EA) associated with duodenal atresia (DA). The critical condition of the patient necessitated an exploratory laparotomy, which revealed severe dilatation of the stomach and duodenum. The routine procedure for repairing type I EA is a delayed ...
Lee K S - - 1999
Unilateral or bilateral non-Hodgkin's lymphomas arising primarily in the adrenal glands are extremely rare. These lymphomas are usually present with large, bilateral adrenal masses with or without lymphadenopathy, and may be accompanied by adrenal insufficiency in some cases. A review of the literature indicates that patients with primary lymphoma of ...
Salvatore J R - - 1999
Primary adrenal lymphoma is a rare primary neoplastic disease of the adrenal glands, with up to 65 cases reported in the literature over the past 40 years. The increasing use and sophistication of medical diagnostic imaging has allowed this disease to be diagnosed more frequently premortem, presenting more opportunity for ...
Isobe K - - 1999
After the publication of a Revised European-American Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms (REAL classification) in 1994, there have been reports from Europe and America regarding its practical utility and clinical significance. However, no studies have been published from Eastern countries including Japan. It has been well recognized that the distribution of ...
Murase T - - 1999
Malignant histiocytosis-like B-cell lymphoma (MH-like BCL) is characterized clinically by hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS), bone marrow involvement at presentation, and an aggressive clinical course. Yet, it remains an ill-defined disease entity. We recently described five cases of MH-like BCL and suggested that these may be regarded as a peculiar variant of ...
Lim J S - - 1999
Amyloid is defined as a pathologic proteinaceous substance which, when deposited between the cells of tissues and organs, leads to various clinical conditions. Immunohistochemistry has allowed for better classification and understanding of the pathophysiology of amyloidosis. In the upper aerodigestive tract, amyloidosis is a rare condition occurring most frequently in ...
Bickel A - - 1999
Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas arise in most cases in the gastrointestinal tract, and are usually of low-grade B cell origin. MALT lymphomas may rarely occur in organs where lymphoid tissue is sparse, especially following inflammatory conditions. Primary lymphomas of the gallbladder are extremely rare, and MALT lymphoma has been ...
Hirose Y - - 1999
The association of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) with Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is controversial. Reports suggest there is an increased risk of developing lymphoid malignancy in SS. Among our 425 cases of SS, 17 cases of malignant lymphoma (4%), 16 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), and 1 case of Hodgkin's disease were ...
Horie R - - 1999
To understand more fully the clinicopathological features of primary gastric T-cell lymphomas (PGTL), we report two cases of PGTL and review the literature. The present cases were not associated with human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) and were at clinical stage IIE. In both cases, T-cell origin of the ...
Ng H K - - 1999
Leptomeningeal gliomatosis is a primary glioma residing mainly in the leptomeninges. We describe a rare case of diffuse leptomeningeal glioma, occurring in a six year old girl, in which the morphological features of the cellular infiltrates were those of an oligodendroglioma. To our knowledge, this is the fifth case of ...
Guerriero C - - 1999
We describe the case of a 33-year-old Caucasian male with follicular mucinosis successfully treated with isotretinoin. Follicular mucinosis is a primary idiopathic disease or a secondary, lymphoma-associated dermatosis. An effective standard therapy for this disease is unknown. In our case, isotretinoin led to a dramatic improvement of the skin lesions ...
Tozzini A - - 1999
We report the case of a man in which a Hodgkin's lymphoma involved the ureter as the very first clinical situs of the disease. Ureteral involvement in lymphomas is very rare (0.86%-7% and 1%-16%, found in two studies, respectively, of cases of patients with lymphoma examined post mortem) and when ...
Kano M - - 1999
This report describes a case of streptococcal abscess in the nodules of a primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed multiple lesions with ringlike enhancement over the bilateral frontal, right temporal, and left parietal lobes. On admission, acute brain edema occurred following angiography, ...
Aplin C G - - 1999
Neurotoxicity has been associated on rare occasions with methotrexate therapy. We now report the case of a 71-year-old man with erythrodermic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma who developed symptoms of dysarthria and inco-ordination within 1 month of the initiation of oral methotrexate; discontinuation of the therapy then resulted in a gradual resolution ...
Zamolo G - - 1999
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a high-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma recognized by the expression of the CD30 marker and by its morphology. We report an unusual case of ALCL in a 42-year-old woman. For ten years the patient only had pruritic erythematous skin lesions, then a plaque with nodules and ...
Memeo L - - 1999
The clinicopathological features of a rare case of primary non-Hodgkin's hepatic lymphoma (PHL) are described and compared to those of the other 76 cases reported in the world literature. PHL is mainly a disease of Caucasian, middle-aged males and, in approximately half of the reported cases, was associated with other ...
Inaba H - - 1998
We report a case of a 20-year-old Japanese female with recurrent anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) associated with Sjögren's syndrome (SjS). She was first diagnosed to have ALCL presenting with axillary lymphadenopathy, which within a month underwent spontaneous remission, at the age of 12 years. Eight years later she developed ...
Halm U - - 1998
We report the case of a 57-yr-old woman presenting with moderate weight loss, abdominal distension, and lymphedema of the legs and vulva. Computed tomography of the abdomen revealed massive thickening of the rectal wall, mesentery, and retroperitoneum. Primary amyloidosis was diagnosed by immunohistochemistry from the rectum and duodenum. To our ...
Sukpanichnant S - - 1998
BACKGROUND: Analysis of malignant lymphoma in a single institution at different periods of time can determine the changing status of the disease in the region. METHODS: To compare with the large series of 1095 lymphoma cases reported between 1957-1971 at Siriraj Hospital, the largest hospital in Thailand, a similar study ...
Larsson A - - 1998
OBJECTIVES: To characterise lymphoid follicle-like aggregates incidentally found to occur in biopsies of oral lichenoid reactions (OLR) and to correlate the findings to hyperplastic tonsil follicles. DESIGN: An immunocytochemical analysis of archival material. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: In an arbitrarily selected period 1992-1994 with a total of 13,924 oral biopsies, 2407 ...
Ichinohasama R - - 1998
Two cases of B-cell diffuse large cell lymphoma associated with the t(3;7)(q27;p12) and BCL-6 rearrangement are described. Cytogenetic studies revealed [case 1] 47,XY,t(3;7)(q27;p12),+12 and [case 2] 45,X,-Y,t(3;7)(q27;p12),del(6)(q21q25),+16,-21. The translocation of each case had a non-random chromosomal change involving a 3q27 locus associated with BCL-6 gene rearrangement identified by Southern blot ...
Wylen E L - - 1998
Brain metastasis from systemic or cutaneous lymphoma is infrequently encountered. We present a case report of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) that metastasized to the brain. A literature review identified fourteen other cases of brain infiltration with CTCL. This report focuses attention on the typical presentation and markedly poor prognosis that ...
Nozaki M - - 1998
We studied overexpression of p53, Bcl-2, Bcl-6, c-Myc and Mdm2 proteins by immunohistochemistry for a total of 27 primary central nervous system B cell lymphomas (CNS lymphomas) in immunocompetent patients and one CNS lymphoma in an AIDS patient. The expression of Epstein-Barr (EB) virus-encoded small RNA-1 (EBER-1) was also analysed ...
Granados E - - 1998
The appearance of a chronic B lymphocytosis is usually associated with the existence of an underlying monoclonal malignant condition. However, a few cases of persistent polyclonal B cell lymphocytosis (PPBL), presented in young asymptomatic women with an uneventful course, have been reported in recent years. In these PPBL cases, since ...
Magaña M - - 1998
BACKGROUND: Angiocentric cutaneous T-cell lymphomas of childhood (ACTCLC) are an unusual type of T-cell lymphomas that present with a vesiculopapular eruption mimicking hydroa vacciniforme. Most patients have been children from Asia and Latin America. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe four cases of ACTCLC; to discuss its ...
Hanazawa T - - 1998
A Japanese case of Burkitt's lymphoma is presented. The intraoral and panoramic images showed alveolar bone destruction with an infiltrative border, displacement of lower molars, root resorption, and loss of lamina dura and the follicular cortex of a developing tooth, similar to descriptions in previous reports. Computed tomography revealed that ...
Al-Fadda M - - 1998
We report the case of a 65-year-old patient who was diagnosed with large-cell lymphoma arising and remaining localized in the porta hepatis, causing obstructive jaundice, and resulting into ascending cholangitis, septicemia, and acute renal failure. We discuss how jaundice can be a manifestation of both Hodgkins and non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
Magro G - - 1998
We report the first case of primitive breast fibromatosis associated with a synchronous independent musculo-aponeurotic fibromatosis of the omolateral pectoralis major muscle in an otherwise healthy 29-year-old woman without clinical evidence of any genetic syndrome. The primary occurrence of the two lesions was supported by the absence of any macroscopic ...
van Haselen C W - - 1998
PURPOSE: Granulomatous slack skin (GSS) is a rare cutaneous disorder characterized clinically by the evolution of circumscribed erythematous lax skin masses, especially in the body folds, and histologically by a granulomatous T-cell infiltrate and loss of elastic fibers. GSS is often associated with preceding or subsequent lymphoproliferative malignancies, especially mycosis ...
Okechukwu C N - - 1998
The occurrence of Hodgkin's lymphoma in pregnancy is unusual; its management poses not only medical but also ethical problems. We report the case history of a pregnant patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and Hodgkin's lymphoma. Combination chemotherapy was given, with a favourable outcome for the foetus. From a review of ...
Rosenquist R - - 1998
Twenty-two patients with relapsed or progressive B-cell lymphomas (BCL) were analysed for alterations in the rearrangement status in the immunoglobulin heavy (IgH) chain gene in samples obtained on different occasions during the course of the disease. The analysis was performed using Southern blot hybridization of the IgH gene and polymerase ...
Dunphy C H - - 1998
Splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) most commonly presents with splenomegaly and stage IV disease. To our knowledge, there have been only two reported cases of SMZL without associated splenomegaly; one was detected incidentally after a bicycle accident. This previously reported case represented an early-stage SMZL with monoclonality confirmed by immunohistochemistry. ...
Akasaka T - - 1998
We developed a novel technique for long-distance polymerase chain reaction (LD-PCR) to detect t(8;14)(q24;q32). LD-PCR can amplify up to 12 kb of DNA encompassing the c-MYC and constant regions of the immunoglobulin heavy chain gene. In this report, we present two patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Clinical materials obtained from ...
Murase T - - 1997
Malignant histiocytosis (MH)-like B-cell lymphoma (BCL) is a neoplastic proliferation of large B cells clinically characterized by fever, hepatosplenomegaly, haemophagocytosis and abnormal laboratory data, without lymphadenopathy or skin lesions. Interestingly, most cases have been reported in Asian patients, and it is unclear whether MH-like BCL is biologically distinct from conventional ...
Pescarmona E - - 1997
Bcl-6 (LAZ-3) and Bcl-2 gene rearrangements have been respectively reported in 20-35 per cent and 10-25 per cent of diffuse large B-cell lymphomas (DLBCLs). Although these genetic lesions have been associated with different clinical outcomes (i.e., more favourable in Bcl-6 rearranged cases and poorer in Bcl-2 rearranged cases), their prognostic ...
Salar A - - 1997
Recently, a new classification system for lymphoid neoplasms, known as the REAL classification, has been proposed. Our aim is to know the distribution of lymphoid neoplasms according to this schema and compare it with the Updated Kiel classification. We also estimate incidence rates of lymphoid neoplasms in our area. From ...
Auer I A - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Low grade malignant lymphomas arising from mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) represent a distinct clinicopathological entity. The cytogenetic findings and molecular genetics of MALT lymphomas remain minimally defined. Cytogenetic studies infrequently constitute part of the diagnostic work-up of MALT lymphomas, most commonly due to small biopsy size and their ...
Pittaluga S - - 1997
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a heterogeneous group of diseases by morphology, phenotype, genotype, and clinical presentation. Using a new monoclonal antibody (ALK1) that recognizes the native anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) protein as well as the fusion product of the t(2;5)(p23;q35), nucleophosmin (NPM)/ALK, we investigated for ALK expression cases ...
Dunphy C H - - 1997
The immunophenotypic marker, CD23, has been shown to be a useful marker for the distinction of small lymphocytic lymphoma/chronic lymphocytic leukemia (SLL/CLL) from mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). The usefulness of this marker has not previously been analyzed in distinguishing various "large cell" transformations of SLL/CLL from blastic transformations of MCL ...
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