Chapter 21. Nasal and Related Extranodal Natural Killer Cell/T Cell Lymphomas

  1. Cynthia M. Magro MD1,
  2. A. Neil Crowson MD2 and
  3. Martin C. Mihm MD3

Published Online: 10 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470053461.ch21

The Cutaneous Lymphoid Proliferations: A Comprehensive Textbook of Lymphocytic Infiltrates of the Skin

The Cutaneous Lymphoid Proliferations: A Comprehensive Textbook of Lymphocytic Infiltrates of the Skin

How to Cite

Magro, C. M., Crowson, A. N. and Mihm, M. C. (2007) Nasal and Related Extranodal Natural Killer Cell/T Cell Lymphomas, in The Cutaneous Lymphoid Proliferations: A Comprehensive Textbook of Lymphocytic Infiltrates of the Skin, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470053461.ch21

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, Cornell University, Weill Medical College New York, New York, USA

  2. 2

    Professor of Pathology, Departments of Dermatology, Pathology, and Surgery, University of Oklahoma, and Regional Medical Laboratory, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

  3. 3

    Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 28 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471695981

Online ISBN: 9780470053461

Keywords:

  • Natural Killer (NK) and NK-like T cell lymphomas;
  • nasal type NK/T cell lymphoma;
  • Epstein–Barr virus NK/T cell lymphoma evolution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biology of NK and NK-like T Cells

  • Role of Epstein–Barr Virus in the Evolution of NK/T Cell Lymphomas

  • Case Vignettes

  • References