Lymphoma and plasma cell neoplasms
T / NK cell disorders
Primary effusion T cell lymphoma

Author: Dragos Luca, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 28 March 2017, last major update August 2011

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: "Primary effusion" T cell lymphoma

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Cite this page: Primary effusion T cell lymphoma. website. Accessed September 16th, 2019.
  • Rare, only a few cases reported
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Cytology and cell block

Positive stains
Negative stains
Molecular / cytogenetics description
  • Clonal TCR gene rearrangements (note that this can occur also in B cell PEL, due to genotypic infidelity)
  • No clonal IgH gene rearrangement
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PCR for T cell receptor

PCR for HHV8

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