Splenic marginal zone lymphomas with peripheral CD5 expression.

  title={Splenic marginal zone lymphomas with peripheral CD5 expression.},
  author={Stavroula Giannouli and George Paterakis and Panayiotis D. Ziakas and Dimitra Anagnostou and Michalis Voulgarelis},
  volume={89 1},
We report 4 cases of splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) with peripheral CD5 positive, B-cell lymphocyto-sis. This unusual immunophenotypic discordance raises dilemmas in the diagnostic approach of these patients. In addition, this association may be related to a more aggressive clinical course, as 3 out of 4 of our patients died from progressive disease. Splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) is a B-cell neo-plasm with an indolent clinical course, characteristic histo-logic pattern of… CONTINUE READING


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