Lymphoma and plasma cell neoplasms
B cell lymphoma subtypes
Primary cutaneous diffuse large B cell lymphoma - Leg

Topic Completed: 1 March 2011

Revised: 6 February 2019

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PubMed Search: leg primary cutaneous diffuse large b cell lymphoma

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. Primary cutaneous diffuse large B cell lymphoma - Leg. website. Accessed September 16th, 2019.
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Plaque on back

Gross description
  • Solitary or grouped red / blue nodules
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Dense, diffuse large cells infiltrating entire dermis
  • Cells resemble immunoblasts (large oval vesicular nuclei with prominent nucleoli) or centroblasts (large noncleaved nuclei, prominent nucleoli)
  • Usually thin Grenz zone
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