Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Leukemia / lymphoma
Lymphoma - general

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 November 2017, last major update February 2012

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PubMed Search: Liver lymphoma[TIAB]

Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Jain, D. Lymphoma - general. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/livertumorlymphomageneral.html. Accessed April 24th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Uniform expansion of portal tracts by sheets of lymphocytes with little piecemeal necrosis or interface hepatitis suggests lymphoma
  • Large lymphoid cells suggests lymphoma
  • Occasional small lymphocytes in portal tracts probably does NOT represent lymphoma
  • Granulomatous component often present