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Sanna P - - 1997
We report a case of angiotropic (intravascular) large B-cell lymphoma in an 84-year-old woman who underwent diagnostic procedures for progressive, painful induration of the legs. Physical examination and imaging studies revealed only widespread telangiectasias and significant panniculities-like lymphedema of the legs, with no masses or lymphadenopathies. The patient achieved a ...
Keung Y K - - 1997
We describe a case of stage IE diffuse small cleaved B-cell lymphoma involving primarily the head of pancreas in a patient with chronic malabsorption as a result of short bowel syndrome. The association of chronic malabsorption with lymphoma and other cancer is reviewed. The possible role of dietary fat as ...
DePond W - - 1997
This report describes two cases of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus/human herpesvirus-8 (KSHV/HHV8)-associated lymphomas that primarily involved the large bowel and that secondarily caused malignant effusions. Involvement of the gastrointestinal tract is of interest because epidemiologic evidence suggests that KSHV/HHV-8 may be transmitted via the fecal-oral route, and KSHV/HHV8 DNA has been ...
Lee P Y - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Lethal midline granuloma (LMG) is a rare condition characterized by rapidly progressive midfacial destruction. Most LMG cases are angiocentric T-cell lymphomas and an association with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been reported. Cutaneous involvement is poorly described and the prognosis not well documented. METHODS: We report a case of angiocentric ...
Zelger B G - - 1997
An extranodal high-grade B-cell lymphoma, centroblastic type, with exclusive involvement of the heart, stomach and small bowel was detected at post-mortem examination following the death of an 80-year-old man. Autopsy revealed massive cardiomegaly with a total heart weight of 1800 g owing to an intramyocardial tumour involving the right ventricle, ...
Jeffers M D - - 1997
Immunoglobulin heavy chain (IgH) gene rearrangement analysis was performed on 27 fine needle aspiration (FNA) specimens (13 reactive hyperplasia, 11 B cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (B-NHL), one Hodgkin's disease and two suspicious of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma). Satisfactory amplification was achieved in 23/27 cases. A polyclonal pattern was seen in 14 cases (11 ...
von Wasielewski R - - 1997
There is wide consensus that lymphocyte predominance Hodgkin's disease (LPHD) represents a distinct clinicopathological entity of B-cell origin. However, inconsistent results of immunophenotyping studies and low confirmation rates among multi-center trials pose the question of whether LPHD really expresses heterogeneous marker profiles or whether it represents a mixture of morphologically ...
Yasunaga Y - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Primary renal lymphoma (PRL) is a rare disease, making information including etiologic factors for PRL extremely limited. METHODS: Clinical and pathologic findings of PRL in Japan are presented and compared with those from Western countries. The presence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) genomes in the tumor was also evaluated. Eight ...
Wood G S - - 1997
Several recent studies have reported detection of HTLV-I genetic sequences in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) including mycosis fungoides and Sezary syndrome. The purpose of this study was to determine whether HTLV-I was detectable in lesional tissues of patients suffering from diseases known to be associated with CTCL. Thirty-five ...
Heitzman J - - 1997
A synchronous presentation of an adenocarcinoma and a primary low grade B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) in the stomach is reported in a 73-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man. The diagnosis was based on microscopic examination of surgical specimens with immunohistochemistry. A possible etiology of the simultaneous presence ...
Setoyama M - - 1997
There have been only a few reports in the literature of lymphoma patients suffering from digital gangrene. The present case, a 40-year old man with adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) showed marked edematous and dyshidrosis-like changes of the digital fingers. As a result of these changes, most of the fingertips of ...
Munksgaard L - - 1997
Between 1983 and 1993, 3165 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) were reported to the West Danish Lymphoma Registry (LYFO). Out of these, 148 (4.7%) were of the CB/CC diffuse subtype according to the Kiel classification. However, in the new European-American NHL consensus classification (REAL, 1994), CB/CC diffuse lymphoma was categorized ...
Willa-Craps C - - 1997
We describe a 34-year-old woman presenting with a 1-year history of asymptomatic, atrophic papules disseminated mainly on the trunk. The clinical features were characteristic of malignant atrophic papulosis, and the histopathologic features were confirmatory. The etiology of this rare condition, described for the first time in 1941, remains unknown. Also ...
Nakamura S - - 1997
A high prevalence of nasal lymphoma expressing a T- or natural killer (NK)-cell phenotype (NTCL) with frequent association of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been indicated in Asians. To characterize NTCL among the Japanese, the clinicopathologic features of 32 cases were evaluated and the cases were also analyzed for EBV-RNA using ...
Pimentel M - - 1997
We describe a case of a 42 year old male who presented with Addison's disease resulting from primary lymphoma of the adrenals. Our case and a review of the literature indicates that this distinct entity has some unique clinical and radiologic features. In this entity, the lymphoma tends to be ...
Satge D - - 1996
We describe a case of left cervical stage I centroblastic lymphoma in a 29-year old male patient with Down's syndrome due to a (14; 21) Robertsonian translocation. The disease presented as extensive lymph node necrosis leaving rare areas of tumor cells, accounting for the diagnostic difficulties. According to our review ...
Kuze T - - 1996
The clinicopathological features, the immunophenotype, and the presence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated genomes and gene products were examined in 17 cases of CD30+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) of B-cell type. Microscopically, the 17 cases were divided into ten cases of the monomorphic type and seven cases of the pleomorphic ...
Corrado G - - 1996
Cases of two adolescents with recurrent abdominal pain, localized in the periumbilical area, due to primary oesophageal disorders are reported. Food allergy or intolerance, as well as other paediatric causes, were not involved in the pathogenesis of recurrent abdominal pain in these two patients. Case 1 was affected by primary ...
Racioppi M - - 1996
Bladder secondary involvement rate in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) reaches 13%. Nevertheless, clinical evidence of such an involvement is very rare (less than 0.5%). We report a case of a NHL arising from the Peyer's plaques of the gut and involving secondly the bladder. The onset symptomatology was urologic. Pathophysiology and ...
Dunphy C H - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is commonly associated with cardiac involvement, especially in cases of advanced stages with mediastinal involvement. Much rarer is the initial presentation of NHL as a pericardial effusion; there are only 12 cases reported. In addition, only 5 of these 12 cases were correctly diagnosed based on ...
Baba H A - - 1996
Primary non-Hodgkin lymphoma of bone is an unusual extranodal presentation, and considerable difficulty exists in diagnosing some extranodal osseous lymphomas that develop in the head and neck region. Frequently, malignancies of the jawbones appear clinically as inflammatory diseases. Recognition of these cases usually occurs after the inflammatory-like symptoms have failed ...
Thomas O A - - 1996
A review of twenty two cases of childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHLs) seen at the King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, between January 1985 and June 1993 was done. The mean age of occurrence was 7.2 years with a male to female ratio of 2.7:1. The commonly seen NHLs ...
Tsutsumi Y - - 1996
A case is presented of intermediate lymphocytic lymphoma seen in a 53 year old male, which extensively infiltrated systemic organs, including the entire digestive tract from the esophagus to the rectum. Peyer's patch invasion was evident. Multiple intestinal perforations caused death 5 months later. Surface marker studies suggested the marginal ...
Kobari S - - 1996
Malignant histiocytosis has been described as a proliferation of morphologically atypical histiocytes, but it is difficult to determine whether or not malignant proliferation is present based on morphology alone. Recently the disorder has been thought to be heterogeneous, and therefore a true histiocytic origin is considered to be rare. The ...
Moynihan M J - - 1996
Lymphomatous polyposis (LP) is generally thought to be an expression of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) of follicular mantle cell (MC) origin. We report nine patients with LP from more than 3,500 cases of NHL studied by the Nebraska Lymphoma Study Group. Our patients differed from those reported previously in that LP ...
Kaplan E J - - 1996
We reported on a 25-year-old HIV-positive woman diagnosed with Ann Arbor Stage IEB primary extranodal immunoblastic lymphoma arising in the vulva. This is the first documented instance of an HIV-associated malignant lymphoma originating in the lower female genital tract, and only the 16th reported case of primary malignant lymphoma of ...
Leoncini L - - 1996
The Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) has been implicated in the pathogenesis of Hodgkin's disease (HD). However, the association of EBV with this disease varies greatly from series to series and from country to country. Epidemiological studies have shown differences in HD occurring in different parts of the world. In particular, it ...
Bergmann M - - 1996
Primary cerebral lymphomas (PCL's) are rare tumors which, however, occur with increasing frequency. The present study investigated 55 PCL's of B-cell type, 36 in immunocompetent and 19 in AIDS-patients and 6 cases of intravascular lymphomatosis. In immunocompetent patients, proliferative indices as evaluated by PC10 and MIB1 reflected the histologic grade. ...
Gascoyne R D - - 1996
Epidemiological studies of HTLV-I infection have demonstrated the presence of this virus in certain Amerindian populations in Central and South America. We have recently reported the first evidence of endemic HTLV-I infection in North American Amerindians from the coastal regions of British Columbia, Canada. While the predominant HTLV-I-associated disease observed ...
Fernández Aceñero M J - - 1996
Primary malignant lymphoma of the bladder is a rare tumour. In a recent literature search only 70 cases have been found since 1885. Most of these tumours were low grade B-cell non Hodgkin's lymphomas and only 20% were high grade neoplasms. This tumour usually appears in women between 20 and ...
Ijichi O - - 1996
Kabuki make-up syndrome was first reported in 1981 and is characterized by peculiar facies with post natal growth deficiency and mental retardation. Since the first report, approximately 100 cases have been reported, but there have been no reports of tumor development. A case is reported of a patient with Kabuki ...
Lazova R - - 1996
Angioendotheliomatosis is an uncommon disease characterized histologically by proliferation of cells within vascular lumina with secondary intravascular thrombi resulting in obliteration of the involved vessels. While angioendotheliomatosis was initially thought to be a single disease entity, recent studies show that the disease may be divided into benign (reactive) and malignant ...
Kurihara N - - 1996
A 54-year-old man with primary gastric plasma-cytoma is herein reported. After the patient had been diagnosed as having malignant lymphoma by gastrofiberscopy and a radiologic upper GI examination, a total gastrectomy was performed. Both histological and immunohistochemical studies showed plasmacytoma cells infiltrating the entire stomach wall, producing IgM-lambda, and indicating ...
Connery C P - - 1995
Atrial myxomas are the most common primary tumor of the heart. We report an unusual case where an incidentally found right atrial myxoma was associated with a malignant lymphoma. Surgical management of the concurrent problems is discussed as well as a review of pertinent literature and efficacy of diagnostic modalities.
Offit K - - 1995
Deletions of the long arm of chromosome 7, previously documented in myelodysplasias and myeloid leukemias, have also been noted in lymphoid malignancies. Of 558 karyotypically abnormal specimens of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) serially ascertained over an 8-year period, del(7q) was identified in 24 cases, 10 of which were of the small ...
Wellmann A - - 1995
The t(2;5)(p23;q35) translocation is associated with a high percentage of anaplastic large-cell lymphomas (ALCL) of T- or null-cell phenotype. This translocation was recently cloned and results in the fusion of the nucleophosmin gene (NPM) on chromosome 5q35 to a novel tyrosine kinase-encoding gene designated anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) on chromosome ...
Wojcik E M - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the cytokinetic features of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and determine if there are measurable differences between mantle zone (MCL-MZ) and diffuse (MCL-D) types of MCL. STUDY DESIGN: Forty-five fine needle aspirates (FNAs) from 36 patients with MCL were reviewed. Immunohistochemistry, using a panel of kappa, lambda, CD5 ...
Wong K F - - 1995
CD56-positive lymphoma is a recently described entity which is characterized by predominantly extranodal involvement and an aggressive clinical course. We report one such case with involvement of the bone marrow and spinal cord at presentation, and associated with reactive hemophagocytic syndrome. The lymphoma cells had a highly pleomorphic appearance which ...
Abbondazo S L - - 1995
The association of Dilantin (hydantoin) therapy and lymphadenopathy in the form of "pseudolymphoma" or malignant lymphoma has been reported primarily in the clinical literature in single case reports or small series, most of which contain very few pathologic details. We studied a series of 25 lymph node lesions collected at ...
Thomas J O - - 1995
A review of all malignant lymphomas seen at the King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between January 1985 and June 1993 was done. There were 106 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with a male: female ratio of 2.1:1. Low grade, intermediate grade and high grade lymphomas constituted 17.9%, 36.8% ...
Hamidah N H - - 1995
A 35-year-old man from Bangladesh, who had been in Malaysia for approximately a year, was extensively investigated for more than two months in a state hospital for pyrexia with hepatosplenomegaly. However, no obvious cause of his illness was found. He was treated with multiple antibiotics with no resolution of pyrexia ...
Nicholson A G - - 1995
The two main reactive pulmonary lymphoid disorders are lymphoid interstitial pneumonia and follicular bronchitis/bronchiolitis, both pathological entities with a variety of aetiologies. We reviewed the morphological and immunohistochemical features of 26 cases with one or other of these two diagnoses, to explore the possibility that they represented overlapping patterns of ...
Yatabe Y - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: We report five childhood cases of fatal Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoproliferative disorder to determine their immunopathologic and immunogenotypic features. DESIGN: Clinicopathologic features are described, using clinical, histologic, immunophenotypic, and genotypic examinations. SETTING: Autopsy cases were performed at Nagoya and Tsukuba university hospitals, Japan. RESULTS: Infiltrating lymphocytes, which were positive for ...
Heuschling C - - 1995
We report a case of non-Hodgkin lymphoma presenting as a painless mass of the quadriceps femoris muscle that was detected by a somatostatin analogue (octreotide) scintigraphy. We review the few reported cases of primary muscular lymphoma and discuss the potential value of octreotide imaging as a new diagnostic tool.
Gérard Y - - 1995
An epidemiological study was performed in French Guiana (population 115,000) to determine the prevalence and incidence of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATL) associated with human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus type I (HTLV-I). From January 1990 to December 1993, all suspected cases of ATL were enrolled in this study, and their clinical, epidemiological ...
Shah M - - 1995
Papuloerythroderma has been described as a distinct clinical entity. It is characterized by pruritus, red flat-topped papules with skin crease sparing, blood eosinophilia and lymphopenia. It has been described almost exclusively in elderly men. We report a case of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma which, at presentation, was indistinguishable from papuloerythroderma, in ...
Gan X - - 1995
The argyrophilic staining technique was used in differential diagnosis between non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and reactive hyperplasia (RH) of lymphatic tissues in 30 cases of RH and 71 cases of NHL which were classified as low (11 cases), moderate (49 cases) and high malignant (11 cases) groups. The number and the ...
Terayama N - - 1995
Partial nodular transformation (PNT) of the liver is a rare condition in which nonfibrous nodules composed of hyperplastic hepatocytes replace the hepatic parenchyma around the hepatic hilus. We report two autopsy cases involving PNT of the liver with portal vein thrombosis. Case 1 was a 27-year-old man with malignant lymphoma. ...
Granovsky-Grisaru S - - 1995
Primary lymphoma of the ovary is an extremely rare cause of ovarian mass. Few cases have been recorded in English literature, and controversy still exists as to the existence of such an entity. We present a case whose diagnosis can be supported by rigorous diagnostic criteria--a long follow-up after surgery ...
Wright J M - - 1995
Intrabony lymphoma can mimic periradicular inflammatory disease of pulpal origin. Mismanagement of such cases can result if the clinician presumes the condition is inflammatory and fails to submit a tissue specimen for evaluation. This article reviews the features of jaw lymphoma and documents the importance of early diagnosis and histopathologic ...
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