A case of pure red cell aplasia complicated with diffuse large B cell lymphoma, T-cell-rich/histiocyte-rich variant: effectiveness of rituximab and implications for a common immunopathogenic role of B lymphocytes.

Diffuse large B cell lymphoma, T-cell-rich/histiocyte-rich variant (DLBL-TH), is characterized by the presence of neoplastic B cells set in a background containing numerous non-neoplastic T lymphocytes and histiocytes. We report here the case of a patient with DLBL-TH who developed overt pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) following chemotherapy and autologous… (More)