Lymphoma of the breast. A clinicopathologic study of primary and secondary cases.

@article{Topalovski1999LymphomaOT,
  title={Lymphoma of the breast. A clinicopathologic study of primary and secondary cases.},
  author={Margaretia Topalovski and Domnita Crisan and Joan C. Mattson},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={123 12},
  pages={1208-18}
}
BACKGROUND Primary lymphomas of the breast are rare, accounting for 1.7% to 2.2% of extranodal lymphomas and 0.38% to 0.7% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Although secondary breast lymphomas are also rare, they represent the largest group of metastatic tumors of the breast. OBJECTIVES To investigate the clinicopathologic and immunophenotypic characteristics of breast lymphomas, the relative frequency of primary and secondary mammary lymphomas, and in selected cases, the role of gene… CONTINUE READING
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