Primary mediastinal clear cell lymphoma of B-cell type.

  title={Primary mediastinal clear cell lymphoma of B-cell type.},
  author={Peter L Moeller and B. L{\"a}mmler and M Eberlein-Gonska and G. E. Feichter and Walter J. Hofmann and Harry Schmitteckert and Herwart F. Otto},
  journal={Virchows Archiv. A, Pathological anatomy and histopathology},
  volume={409 1},
This is a report on 8 mediastinal tumours that occurred in young adults (19-43 years, mean: 29.4); predominantly in females (6/8). Initial symptoms consisted of thoracic pain and venectasia and in only one case in B symptoms. After surgical tumour reduction, radiation and/or chemotherapy, local recurrence was observed in each case under clinical care; abdominal spread is presently suspected in 3 patients; 3 died 11, 13 and 22 months after diagnosis. None developed leukaemia. The tumours are B… CONTINUE READING


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