Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Lymphoma and related disorders
Mantle cell lymphoma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 11 October 2016, last major update July 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed search: mantle cell lymphoma [title] skin

Cite this page: Mantle zone lymphoma. website. Accessed October 16th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Chronic and protracted clinical course
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Extensive nodules in reticular dermis and subcutis of small lymphocytes with irregular nuclear membranes and clumped chromatin
  • Forms wide mantle zones around germinal centers
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

Positive stains
Negative stains
Additional references