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Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2000 May;124(5):735-8.

Non-hodgkin malignant lymphoma with tissue neutrophilia: a report of 3 cases.

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  • 1Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA.

Abstract

CONTEXT:

Neutrophils, in the absence of necrosis, are uncommon in non-Hodgkin malignant lymphoma. Recently, a neutrophil-rich type of Ki-1 (CD30)-positive, anaplastic large cell lymphoma was described.

OBJECTIVES:

We report 3 cases of nonanaplastic large cell lymphoma with an abundance of tissue neutrophils; 2 cases were associated with breast carcinoma and possible infection.

RESULTS:

Peripheral blood neutrophilia was noted in only 1 of these 3 patients. Neutrophilia in the lymph nodes occurred in either a sinusoidal or interstitial pattern. Multiple biopsies were available for review in 2 patients; however, tissue neutrophilia was present in only 1 biopsy each.

CONCLUSION:

These findings suggest that nonanaplastic large cell lymphoma-related tissue neutrophilia is a transient phenomenon.

PMID:
10782158
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