T-cell lymphoma mimicking granulocytic sarcoma

C. C. Whitcomb, W. L. Sternheim, M. J. Borowitz, E. Davila, G. E. Byrne

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Abstract

A case of diffuse large cell lymphoma is described in which eosinophils and eosinophilic myelocytes were admixed with the neoplastic lymphoid cells. Because of the eosinophilic myelocytes, a diagnosis of granulocytic sarcoma was initially considered. No abnormalities of peripheral blood or bone marrow were found. Immunohistochemical studies of lymph node tissue demonstrated membrane antigens consistent with a lymphoma of helper T-cells. Small lymphoid cells with markedly irregular nuclei were present but rather inconspicuous among the larger lymphoid cells. Although a clinical remission was attained, the patient had a relapse with central nervous system involvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)760-763
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of clinical pathology
Volume84
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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