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Askarian Farhad - - 2006
Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (IVLL) is a rare subtype of extranodal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and is very difficult to diagnose in patients antemortem due to nonspecific presentation of the disease. We report a case of IVLL in a 68-year-old white female who presented with 3-month history of fever of ...
Beers William H - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: To present a case of scleredema adultorum of Buschke associated with hypergammaglobulinemia and review the literature pertaining to this disease. METHODS: Search of MEDLINE (PubMed) was performed using the words "Scleredema Adultorum." Only cases in the English language, with pertinent clinical information for analysis, were included. RESULTS: We present ...
Decaudin Didier - - 2006
The recent literature shows that interest in ocular adnexal lymphomas and their biologic and clinical characteristics--along with their possible association with Chlamydia psittaci infection and therapeutic management with rituximab or anti-Chlamydia psittaci antibiotic therapy--is considerable. These new data have modified the previously reported features of this disease and have made ...
Ikonomou Ida Münster - - 2006
Peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) with a nodular architecture is rare. Recently, two variants have been described with infiltration of the B-cell follicle, one variant that localizes to the marginal zone with a so-called perifollicular growth pattern, and a variant that localizes to the germinal center. These lymphomas have a CD4+ ...
Seixas Daniela Vasconcelos - - 2006
Cavernous sinus syndrome is a rare event. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas, are one possible cause. Neurological presentation of these lymphomas is also exceptional. We report the case of an 11-year-old boy that developed a right third cranial nerve palsy and numbness in the distribution of the right mental nerve, with normal CSF, ...
Gatcombe Heather - - 2006
Radiation myelitis, while rare, is one of the most devastating complications of radiation treatment. We report here a case of a 25-year-old Middle Eastern man with progressive myelopathy 21 months following low dose irradiation of the cord in the context of high dose chemotherapy and stem cell rescue and a ...
Yaris Nilgün - - 2006
Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a rare disease characterized by aplasia or hypoplasia of erythroid lineage. Normochromic, usually macrocytic, but occasionally normocytic anemia and reticulocytopenia are characteristic findings of DBA. DBA is associated with an increased risk of malignancy. Most of the reported malignancies are acute myeloid leukemia. Solid tumors ...
Djokic Miroslav - - 2006
Although cytogenetic analysis advanced the understanding of the pathogenesis of primary non-Hodgkin lymphoma and led to improved clinical management, there have been no large cytogenetic studies of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD). We examined the karyotypes of 36 PTLD cases and correlated them with clinical, laboratory, and pathologic findings. The cases ...
Treaba Diana O - - 2006
We report an unusual case of mixed cellularity classical Hodgkin's lymphoma with prominent involvement of the base of the tongue at diagnosis. In situ hybridization findings for Epstein-Barr virus were positive. Waldeyer's ring involvement by Hodgkin's lymphoma is uncommon with < 200 cases reported in the English literature and only ...
Sagaert Xavier - - 2006
Among the genetic abnormalities reported to occur in mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas, the three translocations t(11;18)(q21;q21), t(1;14)(p22;q32) and t(14;18)(q32;q21) are of particular interest because they appear to be specific for, or at least closely related to this type of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. These translocations affect the MALT1 (18q21) and ...
Folk Gretchen S - - 2006
Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is an uncommon, recently described B-cell-derived lymphoma that displays distinctive affinity for extranodal presentation in the oral cavity. Plasmablastic lymphoma is strongly associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, but has been reported in HIV-negative individuals. Plasmablastic lymphoma may be poorly recognized by pathologists, which is partly ...
Word Ronnie - - 2006
Extranodal laryngeal lymphoma is extremely rare. We report a case of primary laryngeal lymphoma in a 76-year-old man who had presented with a 7-week history of progressive hoarseness. Laryngoscopy revealed asymmetry of the right false vocal fold. Pathology of a deep biopsy specimen identified a malignant, diffuse, CD20-positive, B-cell lymphoma. ...
Yamakawa Kentaro - - 2006
Hyperostosis frontalis interna (HFI), symmetric thickening of the inner table of the frontal bone, is relatively common in women but very rare in men. We report the case of an elderly male patient with HFI. This patient was accompanied by primary hypogonadism, which may be related to the underlying pathogenesis ...
Hummel M - - 2006
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Gastric mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma is a well defined B cell lymphoma yet often impossible to distinguish from severe chronic gastritis on morphological grounds alone. Therefore, it was suggested to use the clonality of the immunoglobulin (Ig) heavy chain (H) genes, as detected by polymerase chain ...
Montella Maurizio - - 2006
To investigate the association between non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), and exposure to childhood diseases, we analyzed an Italian case-control study that included 225 histologically-confirmed incident cases of NHL, 62 HL cases, and 504 controls. After adjusting for confounding factors, all examined childhood diseases were negatively associated with HL. ...
Wallace Dana J - - 2006
Testicular lymphoma is a rare neoplasm of the testis that is most commonly seen in older patients. It metastasizes preferentially to extranodal sites, including the skin, central nervous system, Waldeyer ring, contralateral testis, and lung. Two case reports of patients with a history of testicular lymphoma who developed involvement of ...
Kojima Masaru - - 2006
We conducted clinicopathological and immunohistochemical analyses to investigate the prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) among 13 cases with methotrexate (MTX)-associated lymphoproliferative disorder (LPD). The subjects of this study were four men and nine women ranging in age from 53 to 78 years (mean: 63 years). All 13 patients had received ...
Sukpanichnant Sanya - - 2006
BACKGROUND: According to the World Health Organization classification (2001), intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (IVLBCL) is characterized by the presence of lymphoma cells only in the lumina of small vessels. It has not been proven whether IVLBCL is a specific clinicopathologic entity. Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma and other intravascular lymphomatoses (IVLs), ...
Stokkermans-Dubois J - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma subtypes are now better identified thanks to progress in immunohistochemistry. This article describes a new case of primary cutaneous natural killer/T-cell lymphoma of nasal type (NKTL-NT) and reviews 18 other cases of this rare neoplasm. CASE REPORT: A 79-year-old man presented with a 3-cm nodular tumor ...
Sanchez Steven - - 2006
We report a case of a 65-year-old black man with combined Hodgkin lymphoma and T-cell lymphoma. The patient presented with diffuse lymphadenopathy, fever, weight loss, and night sweats. Subsequent biopsy of an axillary lymph node revealed a composite lymphoma composed of classic Hodgkin lymphoma and a peripheral T-cell lymphoma. A ...
Ugar Dilek A - - 2006
Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) is an undifferentiated malignant lymphoma comprising of uniformly primitive lymphoreticular cells. The tumor was seen originally in patients in Africa. African type BL usually occurs in the jaws of young children. In American cases, abdominal involvement predominates. Strong evidence implicats Epstein-Barr virus in the development of BL. ...
Malani Ashok Kumar - - 2006
Adult Burkitt's lymphoma is an uncommon disease. Few cases of spinal involvement in adults with sporadic Burkitt's lymphoma are reported in the literature. We present a case of a middle-aged man who was found to have an epidural mass in the thoracic spine when investigated for back pain and lower ...
Jurczak Wojciech - - 2006
The authors present the true incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas basing on the cases diagnosed in MaƂopolska district during one-year period. The data point to higher lymphoma morbidity than the incidence of them reported by National Cancer Register. Noteworthy is also the distribution of lymphoma types in Polish population being different ...
Wilentz Seth E - - 2006
This article presents a case of blastic natural killer (NK)-cell lymphoma. This rare neoplasm is defined by its clinical presentation, histologic characteristics, and immunostaining pattern. Most cases, including the one presented here, follow an aggressive clinical course.
Adam Patrick - - 2005
Follicular lymphoma (FL) typically presents as a systemic disease (stages III/IV). We repeatedly observed in cases with conserved reactive follicle structures (so-called partial infiltration) an association with a limited clinical stage (I/II). In this study, we analyzed 53 lymph node biopsies of FL with conserved reactive follicle structures. In 44 ...
Wang Sa A - - 2005
Hodgkin's lymphoma rarely involves the thyroid gland. We report the clinical and pathologic features of five cases of Hodgkin's lymphoma that presented as thyroid lesions. All five patients were females, aged 29-59 years. Three patients had a history of chronic thyroiditis and hypothyroidism and two were euthyroid. One patient had ...
de Jong D - - 2006
BACKGROUND: To investigate the proportion, clinical characteristics and outcome of lymphocyte-rich classical Hodgkin lymphoma (LRCHL) in relation to nodular lymphocyte predominant HL (NLPHL) and classical HL (cHL). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A series of 2743 HL patients of all stages enrolled into three EORTC trials (H7, H8, H34) conducted between 1988 ...
Ackroyd Sam - - 2005
Comparatively little is known of the cytogenetics of Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM). This is primarily due to the low proliferation of the clonal B cells, which precludes conventional karyotyping in many cases. Translocations involving the immunoglobulin heavy chain (IGH) gene at 14q32 are characteristic of many B-cell lymphomas and myelomas. Initial ...
Koksal Yavuz - - 2005
Primary ovarian lymphoma is extremely rare in children. The authors report a case of primary ovarian lymphoma in a child with high levels of CA125 and CA19-9. To their knowledge, this is the first such case to be reported in the literature.
Jacobsen Eric - - 2005
Testicular involvement with indolent lymphoma is extremely rare, particularly in the absence of transformation to an aggressive histology. We report a case of a 64-year-old man who presented with cervical lymphadenopathy. Staging CT scans revealed extensive lymphadenopathy as well as bilateral testicular and epididymal masses. Histologic examination of lymph node, ...
Abdullah Sakher - - 2005
Primary lymphomas of the cranial dura mater are rare. Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue extranodal marginal zone lymphomas are the most common subtype of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas that present as primary cranial dura tumors. A 33 year-old male presented with a 3-month history of a growing lump in the right frontal area. Neuroimaging ...
Veneri Dino D Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Ematologia, Università di Verona, Italy. - - 2005
The association of lymphoid neoplasms and antiphospolipid antibodies (APA), with or without thromboembolic complications, has been reported in several cases. We describe one case of B-cell non-Hodgkinís lymphoma (NHL) in which the combination of rituximab with standard chemotherapy led to the complete remission of a severe hypercoagulable state associated with ...
Cook James R - - 2005
Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma (LPL) is a small B-cell neoplasm with plasmacytic differentiation that does not fulfill the criteria for any other type of B-cell leukemia or lymphoma. In many cases, LPL is associated with Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM), although WM may also be associated with other types of lymphoma. Recent studies have ...
Tarulli Andrew W - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Central neurogenic hyperventilation is a rare condition with poorly understood pathophysiology. OBJECTIVE: To describe a patient with central neurogenic hyperventilation caused by an infiltrative brainstem lymphoma. CONCLUSION: Based on analysis of this patient and other case reports, we propose that central neurogenic hyperventilation is uniquely the result of infiltrative ...
Terrier Benjamin - - 2005
Intravascular lymphoma (IVL) is a rare and aggressive disorder, characterised by frequent cutaneous and neurological involvement and medullary infiltration. In rare cases particularly in Asia, IVL can be associated with haemophagocytic syndrome (IVL-HS). Here, we report the case of a 61-year-old Caucasian female who presented with IVL-HS. Bone marrow biopsy ...
Gao Hong-Wei - - 2005
Primary lymphoma of the lacrimal drainage system (LDS) is an extremely rare condition. All of those previously reported have been of B-cell origin, with the exception of 1 case report of a natural killer/T-cell lymphoma in a Japanese woman. We report a 41-year-old Chinese woman who had a primary diffuse ...
Pantanowitz Liron - - 2005
We report a case of an extracavitary primary effusion lymphoma occurring in the anorectum of a patient with advanced acquired immune deficiency syndrome. The morphology, null cell immunophenotype, and acquisition of plasma cell markers in this case are typical of the so-called solid variant of primary effusion lymphoma. Lymphoma cells ...
Salam Aysha - - 2005
We present a case report of an aggressive natural killer T cell lymphoma in a police officer who presented with combined features of orbital cellulitis and mid-facial destruction. However, his initial diagnosis was confused with other disease conditions that had overlapping features. This emphasizes the significance of clinical alertness and ...
Konoplev Sergej - - 2005
We retrospectively reviewed the immunophenotypic profile of 75 cases of lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/Waldenström macroglobulinemia (LPL/WM) analyzed by flow cytometry. All patients had monoclonal IgM (median, 2,100 mg/dL [21 g/L]) in serum and were considered clinically to have WM. The neoplastic cells, in all cases, expressed monoclonal immunoglobulin light chain (k, 55; ...
Turner Jennifer J - - 2005
In a previous criterion-based pathology report review of 717 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in an Australian population-based epidemiologic study, a WHO category could be assigned in 91% of cases, but confidence in this classification was high in only 57.5%. Given this lack of confidence, a pathology review was done in ...
Rupnik Helena H Dept of Dermatovenereology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Zaloska 2, 1525 Ljubljana, - - 2005
Follicular mucinosis is characterized by mucin deposits within the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. It can occur as a primary idiopathic benign disorder; it can be found as an incidental phenomenom in rare cases of different dermatoses; or it can arise as a secondary symptom of a malignant disorder, most ...
Verma Shannon - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been implicated in B-cell lymphoma associated with iatrogenic immune dysregulation, primarily in the context of extracutaneous lymphoma. METHODS: We describe six patients, five transplant recipients receiving cyclosporine and one patient with rheumatoid arthritis receiving methotrexate, who developed cutaneous presentations of EBV-associated B-cell lymphoma. Human herpesvirus ...
Brunner A - - 2005
The electronic database of the institute of pathology, Medical University of Innsbruck, was reviewed and patient histories studied to analyse systematically the coincidence of granulomatous reactions and lymphomas in a large patient collective, and to find distinct clinicopathological correlations. Five cases of small lymphocytic lymphoma/chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) associated with ...
Narra Kalyani - - 2006
Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) is an unusual cause of anemia in patients with chronic lymphoproliferative disorders. Here, we present two cases of PRCA, one associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and the other with splenic marginal zone lymphoma, in which the PRCA responded dramatically to treatment with rituximab. We ...
Chang Kung-Chao - - 2005
Early acquisition of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection is prevalent in developing countries. We studied infectious mononucleosis (IM) and the subtypes of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) with the status of EBV infection in Vietnamese children. Among the 46 cases of HL, the male-to-female ratio was 38:8, and the mean age at presentation ...
George Anne-Claude - - 2005
Primary indolent leptomeningeal lymphoma is a rare entity, and corresponds in most cases to mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) type lymphoma. We are reporting a case of a 75 years old woman, who presented with a 2-year history of behavioral disorder, progressive memory loss and aphasia. Neuroimaging showed a mass infiltrating ...
Boesch R P - - 2005
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a ubiquitous viral pathogen in humans that has a unique ability to immortalize B-cells. In immunosuppressed individuals, EBV can produce non-neoplastic lymphoproliferative disorders involving various organs. We describe a case report of EBV-associated lymphoproliferative disorder in an immunocompetent 14-year-old male. The case provides a description of ...
Kempf W - - 2005
Paraneoplastic dermatoses are non-neoplastic skin disorders which occur in the context of an underlying malignant neoplasm. The classic paraneoplastic dermatoses are mostly associated with solid internal malignancies. They only rarely occur in the context of nodal or primary cutaneous lymphomas. Apart from these classic paraneoplastic dermatoses, there are additional skin ...
Gertz Morie A - - 2005
Waldenström macroglobulinemia is a rare monoclonal gammopathy-associated lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma. Its incidence is only 4 per million per year. This review contains the known published literature specifically on the available management tools for Waldenström macroglobulinemia and is designed to assist clinicians in making management decisions for patients with this uncommon disorder.
Song Dong Eun - - 2005
Both lymphocytic gastritis and gastric mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma are associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. However, this association has not been fully elucidated. We report two cases of lymphocytic gastritis in 57-year-old male and 47-year-old female patients which were diagnosed after the H. pylori eradication to ...
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