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Aleukaemic leukostasis in a case of large cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: report of a case with a distinctive central nervous system involvement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3760899     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 52-year-old man with large cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma developed a unique pattern of central nervous system involvement by lymphoma while in apparent systemic remission. Despite intermittent neurological episodes suggestive of CNS involvement by lymphoma no evidence of CNS lymphoma was found on repeated cerebrospinal fluid and brain CT scan examinations. At necropsy widespread occlusion of cerebral blood vessels by malignant lymphoid cells was observed with extensive tissue necrosis and haemorrhages. Leukaemic involvement of peripheral blood was not detected on repeated blood film examinations during life.
Authors:
S Jain; D Kotasek; P C Blumbergs; R E Sage
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1986 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-11-19     Completed Date:  1986-11-19     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1079-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain / pathology*
Cerebral Hemorrhage / etiology*,  pathology
Humans
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin / complications*,  pathology
Male
Middle Aged
Necrosis
Neoplastic Cells, Circulating*
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