Chapter 8. Cutaneous Small–Medium Pleomorphic T-Cell 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.ch8

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 Small–Medium Pleomorphic T-Cell Lymphoma, in Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316742.ch8

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 small-medium pleomorphic T-cell lymphoma;
  • pleomorphic T-cell lymphomas - Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA presence;
  • pleomorphic T-cell lymphomas clinical features - solitary tumors/multiple tumors;
  • small/medium-sized lymphocytes with pleomorphic nuclei;
  • histology - large reactive B lymphocytes infiltration;
  • aggressive treatment strategy for multiple tumours


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical features

  • Histopathology, immunophenotype and molecular genetics

  • Treatment

  • Prognosis

  • Final considerations

  • References