Simultaneous occurrence of peripheral T-cell lymphoma unspecified and B-cell small lymphocytic lymphoma. Report of 2 cases.

@article{Campidelli2007SimultaneousOO,
  title={Simultaneous occurrence of peripheral T-cell lymphoma unspecified and B-cell small lymphocytic lymphoma. Report of 2 cases.},
  author={Cristina Campidelli and Elena Sabattini and Milena Piccioli and Maura Rossi and Donatella De Blasi and Eustachio Miraglia and Delvys Rodr{\'i}guez-Abreu and Leda Leoncini Franscini and Francesco Bertoni and Luca Mazzucchelli and Franco Cavalli and Emanuele Zucca and Stefano A Pileri},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={787-92}
}
We report on 2 composite lymphomas occurring in elderly patients, morphologically characterized by the combination of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) unspecified and B-cell small lymphocytic lymphoma. Immunohistochemistry provided objective confirmation of the coexistence of the 2 malignancies, as did molecular biology by revealing clonal T-cell receptor gamma and immunoglobulin heavy chain gene rearrangements. One of the patients had no history of indolent lymphoma either at the personal and… CONTINUE READING

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