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Plasmablastic Lymphoma: A Report of 2 cases with Review of Literature

Vasudevan, Geetha and Singh, Brij Mohan Kumar and Bishnu, Arijit and Kulshreshta, Abhijat (2016) Plasmablastic Lymphoma: A Report of 2 cases with Review of Literature. Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology, 4 (3). pp. 74-78. ISSN 2146-8362

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Abstract

Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is an aggressive subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma initially described in extra-nodal sites in an immunocompromised and later in immunocompetent patients. PBL remains a diagnostic challenge due to morphological overlap with various other entities and also due to similarities on immunohistochemistry with plasma cell myeloma. In spite of therapeutic advances, PBL remains an aggressive disease with high fatality rate. We describe 2 cases of this uncommon neoplasm; both in immunocompromised patients

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Immunocompromised; Immunohistochemistry; Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion
Medicine > MMMC Manipal > Pathology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2018 11:27
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2018 11:27
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/150477

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