Malignant lymphoma of the central nervous system in Japan: histologic and immunohistologic studies.

@article{Aozasa1990MalignantLO,
  title={Malignant lymphoma of the central nervous system in Japan: histologic and immunohistologic studies.},
  author={Katsuyuki Aozasa and Masahiko Ohsawa and Hirohiko Yamabe and Nobuyuki Shima and K Kirimoto and Takahisa Yamane and Masahiko Tsujimoto and Yuko Kobayashi and Atsushi Kurata and Harumi Osada},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1990},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={632-6}
}
Ninety-seven Japanese patients with so-called primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the central nervous system (CNS-NHL), unrelated to the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or organ transplantation, were reviewed. The patients' ages ranged from 1 to 87 years (median: 58 years) with a male to female ratio of 1.77:1. The most frequent past histories were acute appendicitis (appendectomy), head injury, uveitis or iritis, and gastritis or gastric ulcer. These patients presented with symptoms… CONTINUE READING