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Plasmablastic lymphoma clinically presenting in the urinary tract

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Published in Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. 2012, vol. 16, no. 3, p. 219-23
Abstract Plasmablastic lymphoma is a high-grade B-cell lymphoma that poses major diagnostic problems and carries an extremely poor prognosis. This tumor was first described in the oral cavity of HIV+ patients but has since been identified in other sites and in seronegative patients. We describe 2 cases of plasmablastic lymphoma of the urinary tract that both presented with hydronephrosis. One occurred in an HIV+ patient and harbored a MYC translocation; the other, in an HIV- patient with no translocation detected.
Keywords Adenocarcinoma/pathologyAgedColonic Neoplasms/pathologyHIV Infections/complicationsHumansImmunohistochemistryLymphoma/complications/metabolism/pathologyLymphoma, AIDS-Related/genetics/metabolism/pathologyMaleNeoplasms, Second Primary/pathologyTumor Markers, Biological/analysisUrologic Neoplasms/complications/metabolism/pathology
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PMID: 21531157
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Research groups Carcinome mammaire type « basal-like » (656)
Lymphomes MALT et réplication virale (807)
Immunothérapie des cancers (42)
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TILLE, Jean-Christophe et al. Plasmablastic lymphoma clinically presenting in the urinary tract. In: Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, 2012, vol. 16, n° 3, p. 219-23. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:28566

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