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Cite this page: Primary effusion T cell lymphoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lymphomanonBPELTcell.html. Accessed March 29th, 2017.
- Rare, only a few cases reported
- Also HHV8 associated (like B cell PEL, Cancer 2007;111:224)
- Often in HIV+ patients
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