Mimic of cellulitis: Primary cutaneous B cell lymphoma – Leg type

Pai, Kanthilatha and Pai, Sathish B and Shenoi, Shrutakirthi D and Shastry, BA (2015) Mimic of cellulitis: Primary cutaneous B cell lymphoma – Leg type. Our Dermatology Online, 6 (2). pp. 176-178. ISSN 2081-9390

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Primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma, leg type, is an uncommon and aggressive subtype of Primary cutaneous B cell lymphoma that is recently updated by the World Health Organization–European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer classification of cutaneous lymphomas. We present a case of an 80-year-old woman who presented with redness and swelling mimicking cellulitis of her right leg, along with few skin colored nodules. Skin biopsy revealed pathology consistent with this entity. The patient was treated with systemic chemotherapy, but expired while on treatment secondary to sepsis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Primary cutaneous B cell lymphoma; leg type; cellulitis.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Dermatology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2015 11:56
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2015 11:56
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/142470

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