Larynx, hypopharynx & trachea
Other malignancies
MALT lymphoma

Topic Completed: 1 October 2012

Minor changes: 26 November 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: MALT lymphoma trachea

Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D.
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Cite this page: Handra-Luca A. MALT lymphoma. website. Accessed August 6th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Low grade lymphoma similar to tumors elsewhere (see Lymphoma and plasma cell neoplasms chapter)
  • May represent recurrence of parotid tumor, may be associated with bronchial tumors
  • Polypoid or multiple tumors
  • Symptoms: cough, dyspnea, hoarseness, weight loss
Case reports
  • Bronchoscopic resection, R-COP
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Diffuse infiltrate of small lymphocytes with centrocyte-like features surrounding reactive follicles
  • Plasmacytoid cells and lymphoepithelial lesions present
Microscopic (histologic) images

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83 year old woman with a dry cough and dyspnea

Positive stains
  • Light chain restriction
Negative stains
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