Ocular adnexal lymphoma: a clinicopathologic study of a large cohort of patients with no evidence for an association with Chlamydia psittaci.

@article{Rosado2006OcularAL,
  title={Ocular adnexal lymphoma: a clinicopathologic study of a large cohort of patients with no evidence for an association with Chlamydia psittaci.},
  author={Manuel F Rosado and Gerald E. Byrne and Feying Ding and Kenneth A. Fields and Phillip Ruiz and Sander R. Dubovy and Gale R Walker and Arnold M. Markoe and Izidore S Lossos},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2006},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={467-72}
}
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas are among the most common primary tumors occurring in the ocular adnexa. Herein, we present a 14-year single-institution experience in 62 patients with primary ocular adnexal lymphomas (OALs). Association with Chlamydia psittaci infection is examined in 57 tumor specimens. Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma (EMZL) was the most frequent histologic subtype (89%). The majority of patients with EMZL (84%) presented with stage E-extranodal (IE), however only 16% had an advanced… CONTINUE READING

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