Chapter Six. Lymphoproliferative Disorders

  1. Barbara J. Bain MBBS, FRACP, FRCPath Professor of Diagnostic Haematology Honorary Consultant Haematologist1,2,
  2. David M. Clark MD, MRCP (UK), FRCPath Consultant Histopathologist Honorary Consultant Histopathologist Special Lecturer in Pathology3,4,5 and
  3. Bridget S. Wilkins DM, PhD, FRCPath Consultant in Haematopathology Honorary Senior Lecturer6,7

Published Online: 26 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309782.ch6

Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition

Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J., Clark, D. M. and Wilkins, B. S. (2009) Lymphoproliferative Disorders, in Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309782.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    St Mary's Hospital Campus of Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK

  2. 2

    St Mary's Hospital, London UK

  3. 3

    Path Links, North Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  4. 4

    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK

  5. 5

    University of Nottingham, UK

  6. 6

    Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

  7. 7

    King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168250

Online ISBN: 9781444309782



  • lymphoproliferative disorders;
  • Revised European American Lymphoma (REAL) classification;
  • mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) type;
  • WHO classification of Hodgkin lymphoma;
  • B-lineage lymphomas and leukaemias;
  • acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL);
  • flow cytometric immunophenotyping;
  • B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL);
  • Hairy cell leukaemia - rare disease consequent on proliferation;
  • lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bone marrow infiltration in lymphoproliferative disorders

  • B-lineage lymphomas and leukaemias

  • Lymphoproliferative disorders of T lineage and natural killer lineage

  • References