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Sarode Sachin C SC Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Maheshnagar, Pimpri, Pune-18, Maharashtra, India. - - 2010
Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is a rare AIDS associated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), with predilection for the mucosa of oral cavity. It usually has a plasmablastic morphology, expressing plasma cell-associated antigens with weak or no expression of B-cell associated markers. The tumor cells also show monoclonal rearrangement of the immunoglobulin heavy chain ...
Wang Endi - - 2010
We report the first case of primary mediastinal large B cell lymphoma (PMBL) with aberrant expression of CD3. PMBL is a subtype of diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and usually presents with bulky mediastinal lesions. Lineage ambiguity/infidelity is uncommon in DLBCL but has been described in sporadic case reports/series. ...
Morgen Eric K - - 2010
AIMS: To review the clinicopathological, cytomorphological and immunophenotyping data from new cases and published series of thyroid lymphoma diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration (FNA), in order to identify useful diagnostic features. METHODS: Cases from 1988 to 2009 with an FNA diagnosis of thyroid lymphoma were selected from hospital records. An electronic ...
MarszaƂek Andrzej - - 2010
Here we present a case report of a patient with mycosis fungoides (MF). A short overview of the currently used clinical algorithm and diagnostic methods is presented. The authors also provide a comparison of other T-cell skin lymphomas. The currently recommended disease staging is given.
Kneitz Hermann - - 2010
Mycosis fungoides, the most common type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, can manifest in a variety of clinical and histological forms. Bulla formation is an uncommon finding in mycosis fungoides and only approximately 20 cases have been reported in the literature. We present a case of rapidly progressive mycosis fungoides in ...
Savvari Paraskevi - - 2010
Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) in pregnancy presenting with breast involvement is a rare clinical entity, and only 13 cases have been reported so far. We describe the case of a 28-year-old postpartum woman who presented with markedly enlarged breasts caused by BL. She was treated with 8 cycles of the CALGB ...
McBride Olivia M B - - 2010
Cavitating mesenteric lymph node syndrome (CMLNS) is a rare and poorly understood complication of coeliac disease (CD), with only 37 cases reported in the literature. CD is an immune-mediated enteropathy, with alterations seen in the small bowel architecture on exposure to ingested gluten. Those who fail to respond to a ...
Gitelson Elena - - 2010
Pediatric nodal marginal zone lymphoma (NMZL) is described as a separate variant of NMZL in the most recent WHO classification of tumors of hematologic and lymphoid tissues. It has distinctive morphology and clinical presentation and stands out as an indolent disease with remarkably better overall prognosis compared to classic NMZL. ...
Cutlan Jonathan E - - 2010
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) has several clinical presentations and has been reported in various states of immune deregulation. We report the unique presentation of this disease as a pigmented periungual macule in a patient with a previous history of immune deregulation related to cutaneous lymphoma. A literature review did not reveal ...
Kastenbaum Hannah A - - 2010
The cytologic diagnosis of Small lymphocytic lymphoma/chronic lymphocytic leukemia (SLL/CLL) often relies on finding a small lymphoid population with the characteristic immunoprofile by ancillary testing. There are only a few reports of other processes identified with SLL/CLL. The aim of this study was to review the fine needle aspiration (FNA) ...
Chang Hung - - 2010
Here we report a case of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who developed granulomatous Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP) after rituximab and combination chemotherapy. The infection presented as a solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) instead of the commonly seen diffuse ground-glass infiltrates. The diagnosis was made by wedge resection of the nodule. Both ...
Corns Robert - - 2010
Low-grade primary T-cell lymphoma of the central nervous system is extremely rare. We present a case developing in a previously fit young woman presenting with symptoms of raised intracranial pressure and found on CT to have a cerebellar mass. Biopsy of this lesion revealed features of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with histochemical ...
Morita Masahiro - - 2009
STUDY DESIGN: A case report with a review of the literature. OBJECTIVE: To describe an unusual case of primary lymphoma of the cauda equina and provide a review of the literature of this condition. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Primary lymphoma of the cauda equina is extremely rare, and has been ...
Tahiri L - - 2009
We report two cases of primary Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in the spine leading to radicular compression secondary to infiltration of lumbar body vertebras. The two patients were free of either nodular or other extra-nodular disease. Treatment consisted of chemotherapy alone, one patient have had a cauda equina syndrome and surgical decompression ...
Baker Paul S - - 2009
PURPOSE: To describe a series of 3 immunocompetent patients with the sporadic form of orbital Burkitt lymphoma and review the outcomes of such patients reported in the scientific literature. METHODS: Retrospective review of medical records and the literature. Cases of orbital Burkitt lymphoma in immunocompromised and African patients were excluded ...
Guggisberg Kelly - - 2010
Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a rare B-cell neoplasm that has only recently been defined as a distinct entity. Because of its rarity and histologic similarities to other small cell lymphomas, the microscopic diagnosis of MCL may be challenging. This is particularly true within the oral cavity, where other lymphomas ...
Mukesh M - - 2009
Cutaneous involvement in Hodgkin's lymphoma is an uncommon but well-recognized condition that usually occurs with advanced-stage disease. Primary cutaneous Hodgkin's disease (PCHD) is exceedingly rare, with only a few reported cases. We report a case of a man treated with combination systemic chemotherapy for PCHD, and review the available literature.
Abdullah Asif - - 2010
Bilateral orbital mantle cell lymphoma is rare. We present an unusual case report of a patient with Graves' disease and no previous history of lymphoma, who was found to have bilateral orbital mantle cell lymphoma on CT and MR imaging which was confirmed histopathologically. To our knowledge, there have been ...
Goldstein Mark G - - 2009
Treatment-related malignancies are widely reported in the medical literature. They are usually chemotherapy-related leukemias or radiation-induced solid tumors. Here we present a case of a 47-year-old woman treated with mantle radiation for Hodgkin's lymphoma who later developed a thymoma in the setting of a venous thrombosis. A review of the ...
Mart?nez Jos? Joaqu?n Alfaro - - 2009
Rhabdomyolysis may be secondary to trauma, excessive muscle activity, hereditary muscle enzyme defects and other medical causes. Primary hyperaldosteronism is characterised by hypertension, hypokalemia, suppressed plasma renin activity, and increased aldosterone excretion. Rhabdomyolysis is not common in primary hyperaldosteronism. We report here a 42-year-old woman presenting with rhabdomyolysis as heralding ...
Bogusz Agata M - - 2009
We report detailed clinicopathologic features of 3 cases of plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) with MYC/IgH rearrangement, representing one third of PBL cases diagnosed at our institution. This study brings the total number of reported cases in the literature to 6. All patients were HIV+ with very low CD4 counts at diagnosis. ...
Martorell-Calatayud Antonio - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. In early stages of the disease many different clinicopathologic variants have been observed. Currently, a papular variant of MF which is characterized by a good prognosis has been described. OBJECTIVE AND METHODS: Because only seven cases have ...
Christophides Thalis - - 2009
We report a case of a 53-year-old Asian woman who presented with abdominal pain, bloating, dysphagia, and signs of incomplete biliary obstruction, having elevated liver function tests but without increased bilirubin. Imaging studies revealed a mass measuring 6.0 x 8.0 cm at the porta hepatis extending to the right lobe ...
Yost John M - - 2009
Syringotropic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a rare form of CTCL characterized histologically by infiltrates of atypical lymphocytes located primarily in and around hyperplastic eccrine glands and ducts. Currently, syringotropic CTCL is classified as a histopathologic variant of folliculotropic mycosis fungoides (MF); however, the relationship between these two entities remains ...
Grin Andrea - - 2009
Intussusception is uncommon in adults and is only very rarely caused by malignant lymphoma. To our knowledge, there are only 2 previously reported cases of mantle cell lymphoma causing intussusception. We present 2 additional cases of intussusception at the ileocecal valve in patients being treated for mantle cell lymphoma, and ...
Kalogeropoulos Ioannis V IV Department of Radiology, Hippocratio General Hospital, Halandri, Athens, - - 2009
Primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the esophagus is a rare disease. A case of primary isolated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the esophagus in a 77-year-old man without acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is presented. We describe the clinical features and the imaging findings (barium swallow, endoscopic ultrasonography and CT) of a biopsy proven B-cell ...
Winnicki Monika - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: A case of Hodgkin lymphoma of the vulva and perineum is presented along with a review of the literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Medical chart and clinical images were reviewed. RESULTS: A 45-year-old female patient with a longstanding history of Crohn disease presented with a large vulvar and perineal mass. ...
Giaslakiotis Konstantinos - - 2009
Lymphomas associated with Warthin's tumor (WT) are extremely uncommon and the majorities are of B cell type. We report the simultaneous occurrence of T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma (T-LBL) and WT in an 81-year-old patient, who presented with fever, night sweats and enlargement of the right parotid gland. The parotidectomy specimen showed ...
Yin Wenjuan - - 2009
Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (IVLBCL) is a rare subtype of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). It commonly presents with a variety of symptoms due to occlusion of small vessels by tumor cells in different organ systems. Clinically patients may present with generalized symptoms such as fever and malaise. In western ...
Villeneuve Sara - - 2009
Lymphoid neoplasms (LNs), including non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL), lymphoproliferative syndrome (LPS) and multiple myeloma (MM), are among the most frequent cancers ( approximately 17,000 new cases per year in France), after those related to smoking. LNs were investigated using the data from the ENGELA study. ENGELA is a ...
Luo Guopei - - 2009
AIMS AND BACKGROUNDS: Primary pancreatic lymphoma is non-Hodgkin lymphoma primarily involving the pancreas, which is rare in pancreatic diseases. The aim of this work is to summarize the diagnostic and therapeutic experience of primary pancreatic lymphoma. We retrospectively reviewed the clinical data of 7 cases of primary pancreatic lymphoma admitted ...
Zhang Da - - 2009
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) with plasmablastic features associated with t(2;17)(p23;q23) and characteristic granular cytoplasmic anaplastic lymphoma kinase-1 (ALK1) protein expression is a rare lymphoma subtype. Nodal and extranodal involvement has been reported. Our case is a 32-year-old man with right cervical adenopathy. Lymph node biopsy showed large atypical cells ...
Punia Rajpal Singh - - 2009
AIMS: Lymph node infarction is an extremely rare phenomenon. An infarcted lymph node can proceed, or occur simultaneously with, lymphoma. In the present study we review the literature on lymph node infarction and describe our experience of such cases. METHODS: Six cases of lymph nodes with a diagnosis of lymph ...
Serefhanoglu Songul - - 2010
Appearance of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) and renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in same person has been reported in the literature. There is a higher-than-expected incidence of co-occurrence of these neoplastic disorders. The cause for this association remains speculative. Two epidemiological studies have shown that the observed-to-expected ratio for occurrence of RCC ...
Khalifeh Ibrahim - - 2009
Cutaneous Hodgkin lymphoma is infrequent and typically occurs after extensive involvement of the lymph nodes. The condition decreased significantly in incidence in the past two decades, likely owing to the new treatment protocols composed of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and stem cell transplantation. Nevertheless, recognition of this uncommon but significant disease manifestation ...
Jham Bruno C - - 2009
Follicular lymphoid hyperplasia (FLH) of the palate is a very rare benign, proliferative process, with only 20 cases published so far in the English language literature. We describe a case, in a 55-year-old Caucasian female, who developed a swelling in the left posterior hard palate. Bony involvement was absent. Importantly, ...
Chan Farn Huei - - 2009
Lactic acidosis is commonly observed in clinical situations such as shock and sepsis, as a result of tissue hypoperfusion and hypoxia. Lymphoma and leukemia are among other clinical situations where lactic acidosis has been reported. We present a case of a 59-year-old female with lactic acidosis who was found to ...
Tokuyasu Hirokazu - - 2009
We report 2 rare cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma accompanied by pulmonary involvement with diffuse ground-glass opacity. Histological examination of the lung revealed a diffuse large B-cell-type lymphoma within the bronchiolar wall and alveolar septum. Although this is a rare occurrence, diffuse large B-cell-type non-Hodgkin's lymphoma should be considered in the ...
Sarmadi Soheila - - 2009
Synchronous composite tumors are uncommon. Simultaneous, rather than metachronous or consecutive, occurrences of eosinophilic granuloma and Hodgkin's lymphoma in children are very rare. This is the first report of this kind in the medical literature. We report the case of a 12-year-old Iranian boy with eosinophilic granuloma localized in his ...
Barakzai Muhammad Abrar - - 2009
BACKGROUND: It is now well established that Hodgkin cells are clonal B cells with a CD30 and CD15 phenotype. However, on immunohistochemistry, in our experience and the experience of others, CD20 positivity in an otherwise typical classical Hodgkin's Lymphoma is not uncommon and if associated with CD15 negativity poses a ...
Moshkin Olga - - 2009
We report the case of a 62-year-old man with headache and left sixth cranial nerve palsy. A computerized tomography scan revealed an osteolytic process involving the sella turcica and clivus. A partial tumor resection was achieved via an endoscopic transsphenoidal approach. Morphologic investigation revealed a diffuse large B cell lymphoma ...
Balamurugan S - - 2009
Granulomatous reactions have been reported in association with lymphomas, more often with Hodgkins disease than with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Not many reports are available on the association of anaplastic large-cell lymphoma with sarcoid-type granuloma. Herein, we report a case of an elderly female with generalized lymphadenopathy who had a florid granulomatous ...
Nistala Srinivas S - - 2009
CONTEXT: Lymphomas of the gastrointestinal system are usually of a non-Hodgkin's type. Primary lymphomas of the pancreas are uncommon and Burkitt lymphoma involving the pancreas is very rare. It is important to recognize this entity because it can mimic adenocarcinoma but its management is entirely different. CASE REPORT: We present ...
Otte Andreas - - 2009
Radiolabeled immunotherapy (RIT) is becoming a significant step forward in the treatment management of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). In this state-of-the-art review article, general details, practical and health economic aspects, and next steps of RIT in NHL are reviewed from the existing literature and latest abstracts. As 90Y-ibritumomab tiuxetan is the ...
Nagasaki Akitoshi - - 2009
The development of Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) is uncommon in elderly people. Most treatment-related hematological malignancies are of a myeloid lineage. Only a few cases with BL secondary to cancer treatment have been described. We report a rare case of an elderly patient with radiotherapy-related BL. A 71-year-old Japanese man, who ...
Sunohara Mitsuhiro - - 2009
Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT lymphoma) of the thymus is rare and little is known about its karyotype abnormality. MALT lymphoma in general shows a good prognosis, but some reports suggest that the presence of trisomy 18 predicts recurrence. Here, we report a patient with MALT ...
Olaniyi J A - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of Richter's syndrome found in one of the teaching hospitals in Nigeria in the context of sparse earlier reports of Richter's syndrome in western Africa. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION: A 52-year-old male had been diagnosed earlier as having chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and treated for ...
Bosch-Barrera Joaquim - - 2009
The mandible is a rare site for the occurrence of primary bone lymphoma (PBL), a non-Hodgkin lymphoma. We report herein a case of an incidentally diagnosed thyroid incidentaloma by (18)Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in a patient with a previous diagnosis of PBL. Therapeutic options are reviewed and discussed.
Del Giudice Ilaria - - 2009
Five cases of persistent polyclonal B-cell lymphocytosis (PPBL) with progressive splenomegaly are reported; three were splenectomized. BCL2/IGH rearrangements were found in three cases; HLA-DRB1*07 in all. Bone marrow (BM) trephines showed a moderate lymphoid infiltrate with intrasinusoidal distribution resembling a splenic marginal-zone lymphoma. Splenic white pulp revealed an enlargement of ...
Queiroga Eduardo M - - 2008
Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is a highly aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma with a consistent MYC translocation. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been associated with BL at different frequencies, depending on the clinical variant and geographic regions. This is a large-scale study of BL in Brazil, including 234 patients from 5 geographic regions that ...
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