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Title: Primary cutaneous follicle center lymphoma
metadata.dc.creator: COSTA, Eline Pinheiro Weba
LUCENA, Bethänia Dias de
AMIN, Gabriela Athayde
BITTENCOURT, Maraya de Jesus Semblano
DIAS JUNIOR, Leonidas Braga
PIRES, Carla Andréa Avelar
Keywords: Lymphoma
Skin neoplasms
Issue Date: 7-Mar-2016
Publisher: Universidade Federal do Pará
Citation: COSTA, Eline Pinheiro Weba et al. Primary cutaneous follicle center lymphoma. Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, Rio de Janeiro, v. 92, n. 5, p. 701-703, out 2017. Disponível em: Acesso em:.
Abstract: Cutaneous lymphomas are classified according to their cellular origin into T-cell lymphoma and B-cell lymphoma. The annual incidence rate is 0.3 per 100,000 population. We report a case of a 56-year-old male patient who presented with a two-month history of nodules of varying sizes, some ulcerated, on the face, abdomen, and upper limbs. Histopathological examination and immunohistochemical study confirmed the diagnosis of primary cutaneous centrofollicular lymphoma. Studies have shown an increased incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphomas in the last decade. We report an infrequent case that should be kept as a differential diagnosis of patients with nodules and cutaneous papules.
ISSN: 1806-4841
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