Chapter 10. Cutaneous Follicle Center Lymphoma

  1. Lorenzo Cerroni MD Associate Professor of Dermatology1,
  2. Kevin Gatter BM, DPhil, FRCPath Head of Department Professor of Pathology2 and
  3. Helmut Kerl MD Professor Emeritus of Dermatology1

Published Online: 5 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316742.ch10

Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition

Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition

How to Cite

Cerroni, L., Gatter, K. and Kerl, H. (2010) Cutaneous Follicle Center Lymphoma, in Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316742.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

  2. 2

    Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185547

Online ISBN: 9781444316742

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Keywords:

  • cutaneous follicle center lymphoma - skin germinal center cells neoplastic proliferation;
  • clinical features - non-ulcerated erythematous papules and tumors;
  • centrocytes - cleaved centroblasts;
  • histopathology - small/medium/large centrocytes proliferation of small, medium and large cleaved;
  • large cell lymphocytoma - centrocytes nodules admixed with centroblasts;
  • cutaneous follicle center lymphoma B-cell markers - CD20 and CD79a;
  • cutaneous follicle center lymphoma - JH gene monoclonal rearrangement;
  • cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type - differential diagnosis;
  • cutaneous follicle center lymphoma treatment - interferon-α

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical features

  • Histopathology, immunophenotype and molecular genetics

  • Differential diagnosis of cutaneous follicle center lymphoma from cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type

  • Treatment

  • Prognosis

  • References