Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in the conjunctiva of a child

@article{Tiemann2003MucosaassociatedLT,
  title={Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in the conjunctiva of a child},
  author={Markus Tiemann and Steffi H{\"a}ring and Marcus Heidemann and Jan Reichelt and Alexander Claviez},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
  year={2003},
  volume={444},
  pages={198-201}
}
Marginal zone lymphoma of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) occurring in the conjunctiva has yet not been described in pediatric patients. We present a case of a 10-year-old girl with a MALT lymphoma involving the conjunctiva. The tumor consisted of plasma cells and marginal zone cells with discrete epitheliotropism. Immunohistochemical studies revealed positivity for CD20 and cytoplasmic immunoglobulin λ light chain restriction. Polymerase chain reaction-based molecular analysis of… CONTINUE READING

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