Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Leukemia / lymphoma
Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma



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Revised: 28 January 2019, last major update February 2012

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PubMed Search: Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma[TIAB] liver

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Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Most cases are Waldenström macroglobulinemia (IgM hypergammaglobulinemia), rarely IgA (J Med Assoc Thai 2009;92:S65)
  • Waldenström 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)
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Portal tracts and sinusoids markedly expanded by small, plasmacytoid lymphocytes
Microscopic (histologic) images

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