Placenta
Nontrophoblastic neoplasms
Lymphoma


Topic Completed: 1 November 2011

Revised: 21 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Lymphoma[title] placenta

Mandolin S. Ziadie, M.D.
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Cite this page: Ziadie MS. Lymphoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/placentalymphoma.html. Accessed July 21st, 2019.
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
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