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



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PubMed Search: Liver lymphoma[TIAB]


Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Jain D. Lymphoma - general. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/livertumorlymphomageneral.html. Accessed September 24th, 2019.
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
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