Chapter 17. Cutaneous Lymphoblastic Lymphomas

  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.ch17

Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition

Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition

How to Cite

Cerroni, L., Gatter, K. and Kerl, H. (2009) Cutaneous Lymphoblastic Lymphomas, in Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316742.ch17

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



  • cutaneous lymphoblastic lymphomas;
  • lymphoblastic lymphomas - aggressive, precursor hemotologic neoplasms;
  • cutaneous B-lymphoblastic lymphoma - B lymphocytes malignant proliferation;
  • cutaneous B-lymphoblastic lymphoma - large erythematous tumors on head and neck;
  • CALLA - common acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma antigen;
  • cutaneous B-lymphoblastic lymphoma - CALLA expression;
  • cutaneous T-lymphoblastic lymphoma - T lymphocytes malignant proliferation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical features

  • Histopathology, immunophenotype and molecular genetics

  • Differential diagnosis

  • Treatment and prognosis

  • References