Minimum diagnostic criteria for plasmablastic lymphoma of oral/sinonasal region encountered in a tertiary cancer hospital of a developing country.

@article{Kane2008MinimumDC,
  title={Minimum diagnostic criteria for plasmablastic lymphoma of oral/sinonasal region encountered in a tertiary cancer hospital of a developing country.},
  author={Shubhada V. Kane and Aditi Khurana and Gorakh Parulkar and Tanuja M Shet and Kumar Prabhash and Reena das Nair and Sumeet Gujral},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          138-44
        }
}
BACKGROUND Haematolymphoid tumours other than plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) may reveal plasmablastic differentiation with overlapping immunoreactivity causing diagnostic dilemma. Elaborate ancillary diagnostic techniques can make the process expensive, tedious and out of reach for pathology laboratory in a developing country. METHODS Out of 98 total cases of primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and plasmacytoma of oral-sinonasal region recorded in our institute over 4 years, 39 cases showing varied… CONTINUE READING
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