Gamma delta T-cell neoplasms: a clinicopathological study of 11 cases.

@article{Saito2002GammaDT,
  title={Gamma delta T-cell neoplasms: a clinicopathological study of 11 cases.},
  author={Tomohiro Saito and Yoshihiro Matsuno and Ryuji Tanosaki and Toshiki Watanabe and Yutaka Kobayashi and Kensei Tobinai},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={1792-8}
}
BACKGROUND The majority of T-cell neoplasms express T-cell antigen receptor (TCR) alpha beta on their cell surface, and a few cases show the TCR gamma delta phenotype. Recently, a variety of gamma delta T-cell neoplasm was recognized; however, its clinicopathological features have not been extensively analyzed. Here we report the results of a clinicopathological study of 11 cases of gamma delta T-cell neoplasm. PATIENTS AND METHODS During the 11-year period from 1989 to 1999, 104 patients… CONTINUE READING