Lymphoma and plasma cell neoplasms
T / NK cell disorders
Nodal CD8+ cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma

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

Revised: 25 July 2018, last major update August 2011

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Cite this page: Luca, D. Nodal CD8+ cytotoxic T-cell lymphoma. website. Accessed September 16th, 2019.
Case reports
Prognosis and treatment
  • Poor prognosis - diffuse large cell type with massive necrosis, apoptosis, DIC or hemophagocytic syndrome (Mod Pathol 2002;15:1131)
  • Better prognosis - diffuse medium or mixed cell type
Postulated normal counterpart
  • CD8 positive cytotoxic T lymphocytes
Positive stains
Negative stains
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