Placenta
Nontrophoblastic neoplasms
Lymphoma

Author: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 19 October 2017, last major update November 2011

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PubMed Search: Lymphoma[title] placenta

Cite this page: Ziadie, M. Lymphoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/placentalymphoma.html. Accessed October 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Rare; usually of maternal origin
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Maternal origin: tumor cells involve intervillous spaces, spare villi and fetal circulation
  • Fetal origin: tumor cells within villi, sparing intervillous space; molecular studies are positive for EBER1 RNA if EBV associated