Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Leukemia / lymphoma
Reviewers: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 January 2013, last major update February 2012
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See also Lymphoma and plasma cell neoplasms chapter
● Most cases are Waldenstorm macroglobulinemia (IgM hypergammaglobulinemia), rarely IgA (J Med Assoc Thai 2009;92 Suppl 3:S65)
● Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia is most commonly associated with lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, but can rarely occur with other types of B cell lymphoma (Am J Surg Pathol 2003;27:1104)
● 72 year old man with peliosis hepatis (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2004;128:1283)
● Portal tracts and sinusoids markedly expanded by small, plasmacytoid lymphocytes
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