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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 ...
LubiƄski J - - 1995
A characteristic feature of follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (FL) is a chromosome translocation t(14;18)(q32;q21). In American patients the t(14;18) can be found in the large majority (approximately 70%) of FL and in a significant (10-40%) percentage of diffuse large cell lymphomas (DLCL). However there are reports suggesting that geographic or racial ...
Griffiths A P - - 1994
A series of primary gastric lymphomas and adenocarcinomas was reviewed to assess the prevalence of lymphocytic gastritis in these conditions. Lymphocytic gastritis was more prevalent in patients with gastric adenocarcinoma (16 of 130 cases; 12.3%) and primary gastric lymphoma (six of 45 cases; 13.7%) than in unselected patients undergoing endoscopy ...
Serraino D - - 1994
To evaluate the completeness and accuracy in the reporting of AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) in Italy, a linkage study of the notifications to the Italian AIDS Registry (RAIDS--the national compulsory AIDS surveillance system) and the clinical and pathological records of the Italian Cooperative Group on AIDS-related ...
Orvidas L J - - 1994
Fewer than 1% of all lymphomas involve the esophagus; however, lymphoma of the esophagus represents an important cause of dysphagia. This study reviewed all cases of biopsy-proven lymphoma involving the esophagus presenting at our institution between 1945 and 1992. Twenty-seven cases were identified. Three were primary esophageal lymphomas. Eleven percent ...
de Souza P - - 1994
Etoposide (VP 16) is an antineoplastic agent that has major activity against a number of tumors, including germ cell neoplasms, small cell lung cancer, and malignant lymphoma. It is a derivative of podophyllin, and acts by inhibiting mitosis. Common side effects include bone marrow suppression, alopecia, and gastrointestinal symptoms. Hypersensitivity ...
Smir B N - - 1994
Multiple lymphomatous polyposis (MLP) is a term used to describe malignant lymphomas of the gastrointestinal tract that manifest as polyposis. The cell population of MLP is identical to that in "mantle cell lymphoma." In most instances, relatively small segments of small and large intestine are affected. We report a case ...
Noto G - - 1994
We report a case of granulomatous slack skin (GSS) associated with Hodgkin's disease, and review the literature on this entity. GSS, a variant of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, clinically presents with erythematous patches in the flexures, which gradually transform into bulky, pendulous areas of skin. Histology shows an elastolytic granulomatous infiltrate, ...
Liberman L - - 1994
PURPOSE: To determine the imaging characteristics of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) of the breast and correlate these findings with histopathologic subtype. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed records in 32 cases of histologically proved NHL in 29 women. Mammography was performed before biopsy in all cases, and breast sonography was ...
Tanaka M - - 1994
BACKGROUND: In contrast to cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, primary cutaneous B-cell lymphomas (pCBCL) are rare in Japan. Thus there have been no reports in the English literature that analyze Japanese pCBCL cases in detail. OBJECTIVE: We describe three additional Japanese cases of pCBCL and review the Japanese literature to compare their ...
Schlaifer D - - 1994
The expression of bcl-2 protein and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) latent membrane protein 1 (LMP-1) was investigated in 18 cases of lymphoma occurring in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). EBV small RNAs were detectable in tumour cells in all cases by in situ hybridization with EBER oligonucleotides. LMP-1 expression was detected ...
Mynster T - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Multiple lymphomatous polyposis is a non-Hodgkin's centrocytic lymphoma that presents with polyposis of the mucosa and can be found anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract. METHODS: On the basis of a new case and 31 cases in the literature since 1971, the treatment is discussed. CONCLUSIONS: Surgery is not indicated ...
Maldonado M E - - 1994
Pseudolymphomas of the breast are extremely rare: the etiology of these lesions is unclear, but some believe they may represent a response to local injury. Although morphologically similar to malignant lymphomas, they are benign. Here we report a case of pseudolymphoma of the breast and present a review of the ...
Sandlund J T - - 1994
PURPOSE: To determine the frequency of CD30 expression and its relationship to clinical features, immunophenotype, histotype, and outcome in childhood large-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). PATIENTS AND METHODS: We reviewed 45 cases of large-cell NHL in children treated at St Jude Children's Research Hospital from 1975 to 1990 for whom there ...
Klefstrom J - - 1994
The frequencies of major breakpoint region (MBR) and minor cluster region (MCR) breakpoint sites of t(14;18) were examined by polymerase chain reaction and Southern blotting in 50 non-Hodgkin's lymphomas with cytogenetic evidence of t(14;18). A translocation breakpoint was detected in 41 cases (82%). The MBR was involved in 66%, and ...
Ott M M - - 1994
Ten cases of classic centrocytic lymphoma as defined in the Kiel classification system were investigated for their immunophenotype, their proliferation activity and by means of molecular diagnostics. The findings were compared to those obtained from a group of nine cases of anaplastic centrocytic lymphoma. Both groups showed virtually identical immunohistochemical ...
Demirer T - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Intravascular lymphoma (IVL) is an uncommon malignancy defined pathologically by neoplastic proliferation of lymphoid cells within the lumens of capillaries, small veins, and arteries, with little or no adjacent parenchymal involvement. The nature of IVL has been the subject of considerable controversy. Recent immunohistochemical studies have demonstrated clearly that ...
Lattouf A N - - 1994
This article reports on an exceptional case of spontaneous regression of a malignant lymphoma of intermediate type with three localizations in the same patient. A review of the literature concerning the immunologic approaches to cancer have been considered and attempts to explain the host response to neoplasms and its defense ...
Pavlidis N A - - 1994
This report describes a 62-year-old man with a primary diffuse, immunohistochemically proven B-cell lymphoma of large non-cleaved cell (centroblastic) type of the pericardium. The patient responded completely to systemic chemotherapy and remains free of disease 30 months after diagnosis. The use of non-cardiotoxic drugs in divided doses as initial treatment ...
Kordek R - - 1994
The presence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) correlates with some cases of Hodgkin's disease (HD), and its latent membrane protein (LMP) has oncogenic potential by inducing expression of bcl-2 protein. Bcl-2 confers a longer half-life to the cell, which overexpresses it. As the translocation t(14,18), which is most often found in ...
Møller M B - - 1994
Primary lymphomas of the spermatic cord (LSC) are rare and have only been described in 10 cases in the literature. The present study is a review of the clinicopathological features of LSC described in the cases reported in the literature and presents a new case. LSC is a tumour affecting ...
Salem Y H - - 1993
Primary malignant lymphoma of the bladder is a rare entity. Review of the reported cases of bladder lymphoma in the literature reveals that bladder lymphoma is typically found in elderly patients. We report a well documented case of a non-Hodgkin's primary bladder lymphoma in childhood. The unusual clinical presentation, immunochemical ...
Payne M - - 1993
A case is reported in which a 52-year-old male patient presented to his dental practitioner with several unusual, purple coloured gingival swellings, the largest of which was about 1 cm in diameter. A careful medical history revealed that the patient had 2 years previously been diagnosed as having low-grade non-Hodgkin's ...
Ohguro S - - 1993
Adult T-cell leukaemia-lymphoma (ATLL) is a new type of T-cell malignancy which has an adult onset, a rapidly progressive terminal course and a clustering at patients' birthplaces in southeast Japan and the Caribbean. We report the clinical features of three cases of ATLL in Waldeyer's ring, which has been rarely ...
Mondal A - - 1993
The role of needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of 52 cases of lymphoreticular tumours of mediastinum was evaluated from January 1985 till May 1992. Cytological analysis showed 41 cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, 9 cases of Hodgkin's disease and 2 cases of benign lymphoid hyperplasia. The cytological interpretations were compared ...
Takado K - - 1993
A 31-year-old male who had suffered from sarcoidosis since the age of eight developed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma 23 years after the sarcoidosis was diagnosed. During the course of chemotherapy the patient developed hepatic failure and died of pulmonary hemorrhages. This appeared to be a case of the sarcoidosis-lymphoma syndrome first described ...
Karsan A - - 1993
The combination of chromosomal translocations associated with bcl-2 rearrangement [t(14;18)] and c-myc rearrangement [t(8;14), t(8;22), or t(2;8)] has infrequently been detected in lymphoproliferative disorders. We have recently identified four cases of a B-cell malignancy exhibiting this dual translocation. In addition to t(14;18), one case had t(8;14) and three had the ...
Nishihara M - - 1993
SPECT findings in a very rare case of primary amyloidosis localized in the laryngotracheobronchial area are reported. SPECT using Tc-99m PYP revealed widespread uptake in the larynx and the entire tracheobronchial tree up to the subsegmental divisions; the areas corresponded to diffuse thickening and calcification of the walls on CT. ...
Bhalla R - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with lymphoproliferative diseases such as Hodgkin's lymphoma. Since there is considerable overlap between the features of SLE and Hodgkin's lymphoma (SLE/HL) there can be a great difficulty in diagnosing Hodgkin's lymphoma in the presence of SLE. Our objective was to determine the features ...
Jarrett R F - - 1993
Hodgkin's disease (HD) is a heterogeneous condition with distinct histological and epidemiological subgroups. Recent data provide evidence that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is associated with a significant proportion of cases. Clonal EBV genomes have been detected in affected tissues and EBV has been localised to RS cells. The significance of ...
Rutman A - - 1993
Random ciliary orientation has recently been proposed as a variant of primary ciliary dyskinesia. We report a 12 year old boy with all the features of primary ciliary dyskinesia and absent nasal mucociliary clearance in whom repeated biopsies of the nasal epithelium showed normal ciliary beat frequency. The only abnormality ...
Kinlen L J - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: To determine if the excess of leukaemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Seascale is restricted to those born in the parish and whether it might be explained by the postulated relation with paternal preconceptional radiation. DESIGN: Comparison, separately for those born in the parish and those born elsewhere, of the ...
Suresh U R - - 1993
A case of primary large cell splenic lymphoma of B lineage exhibiting filiform cell appearance is reported. The patient presented with massive splenomegaly, and following spontaneous splenic rupture, died of adult respiratory distress syndrome. The clinical aspects of the case, notably a lymphoma arising as a primary tumour in the ...
Vassallo J - - 1993
Two cases of peripheral T-cell lymphomas in HIV-positive patients are reported: one case of T-pleomorphic small cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a 27 year-old bisexual male, and one case of a T-pleomorphic medium and large cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a 27 year-old female, whose husband was drug addicted. Both cases were ...
Arai E - - 1993
True histiocytic lymphoma (THL) and malignant histiocytosis (MH) have been defined by clinical and histologic findings and enzyme histochemistry. We reviewed cases previously diagnosed as cutaneous histiocytic lymphoma (HL) and MH with cutaneous lesions. These cases had been classified as "histiocytic" on the basis of previous enzyme histochemistry profiles of ...
Schoeman C J - - 1993
A fatal childhood case of confirmed primary amoebic meningo-encephalitis due to Naegleria fowleri is reported. This appears to be the first such case identified in southern Africa. The diagnosis and management of this unusual and lethal infection is discussed and attention is drawn to the possible danger of swimming in ...
Delaporte E - - 1993
A case-control study was performed in Libreville, Gabon, to determine whether a relationship can be established between the relatively high proportion of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) among all cancer cases and the high seroprevalence rate of HTLV-I observed, and to discover whether cases of adult T-leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) related to HTLV-I exist ...
Berrettini S - - 1993
Lethal midline granuloma syndrome (LMG) is the clinical term generally used to describe a rare clinical entity of unknown cause characterized by a progressive and often fatal ulceration and destruction of the upper airway involving the nose, the paranasal sinuses and the soft tissues of the face. The following histopathologic ...
Giedsing Hansen T - - 1992
Seven cases of PLB in females were reviewed. Six cases involved the breast alone (stage 1E), whereas one case also involved the ipsilateral lymph nodes (stage 2E). None had B symptoms. The age range was 37-70 years (mean 52 years). The clinical course was indistinguishable from that of breast carcinomas, ...
Raz R - - 1992
Primary abdominal actinomycosis is very unusual. Only five previous cases have been reported in the English literature. We describe the case of a 57-year-old diabetic woman with primary abdominal actinomycosis, refractory to several antimicrobial regimens and surgical procedures. We conclude that primary abdominal actinomycosis in such a diabetic woman is ...
Wilson D J - - 1992
Immunologic analysis of cell surface markers (immunophenotyping) has become a standard procedure in the evaluation of systemic lymphomas. However, attempts to apply these techniques to intraocular lymphoma have not been uniformly successful. We successfully immunophenotyped five consecutive cases of intraocular lymphoma using immunoperoxidase surface marker analysis of cytocentrifuged specimens in ...
Ferrando-Marco J - - 1992
We report a case of malignant large cleaved cell vulvar lymphoma predominantly affecting the clitoris, in a 60 year-old woman. In a review of the literature, female genital tract lymphomas of vulvar location are exceptional. Histologically, these tumors must be differentiated from pseudolymphomatous lesions. In the present case (Stage IE), ...
Kimura Y - - 1992
Cowden's disease is characterized by multiple hamartomas and neoplasias of ectodermal, mesodermal and endodermal origin. A case of a 22-year-old man suffering from nocturnal dyspnoea is reported. The patient had a large number of hyperkeratotic, lichenoid papules, scattered over the right side of the trunk, back and palm. In his ...
Sioutos N - - 1992
We describe three male patients diagnosed by histologic and immunophenotypic criteria to have a Ki-1 + lymphoproliferative disorder. All three cases shared a unique morphologic finding, not previously described: prominent perivascular cuffing of anaplastic/pleomorphic tumor cells around small and medium sized vessels. One case was a Ki-1 + anaplastic large ...
Taccagni G L - - 1992
The report describes a case of anaplastic large cell Ki-1 lymphoma of the stomach with a rapidly fatal course observed in a 28-year-old woman. By electron microscopy the neoplastic cells presented long projections of the cytoplasmic membrane arranged uniformly along all the cell circumference. The morphology and distribution of these ...
Hauser M D - - 1992
This report presents results that show that the acoustic structure of the "coo" vocalization of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) varies between members of different matrilines. In the case examined, members of one matriline produce coos that are acoustically distinctive from all other matrilines and the difference is primarily due to ...
Vapnek J M - - 1992
Primary extranodal lymphoma of the female urethra is rare. We present case 10 and review the literature. Management in the past has varied markedly. Strategies have included simple excision, external beam and intracavitary radiation therapy, and multiple agent chemotherapy. The majority of patients have done well: 7 of 10 are ...
Davison A M - - 1992
AIMS: A histopathological review of 43 cases of childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in an attempt to identify histological variables of prognostic importance. METHOD: Each case was reclassified according to the Working Formulation and an attempt made to allocate an immunophenotype using a panel of monoclonal antibodies. Results were correlated with ...
Obafunwa J O - - 1992
One hundred-and-sixty-seven cases of malignant lymphomas (ML) diagnosed in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria, over a ten-year period (1979-88) were reviewed. The overall incidence rate is 13.4 per 100,000 with a median age of 29 years and a male:female ratio of 3:1. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin's disease ...
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