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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(8), 161-163
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-8-5
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Blastoid Variant of Mantle Cell Lymphoma- a Rare Case Report

Rajeev sen1, Sumiti Gupta1, Meenu Gill1, Rachneet Kohli1, Veena Gupta1 and Renuka Verma1,

1Department of Pathology, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana

Pub. Date: August 31, 2014

Cite this paper:
Rajeev sen, Sumiti Gupta, Meenu Gill, Rachneet Kohli, Veena Gupta and Renuka Verma. Blastoid Variant of Mantle Cell Lymphoma- a Rare Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 2(8):161-163. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-8-5

Abstract

Mantle cell lymphoma is now recognised as a rare but distinct entity in the revised WHO classification. It is now well recognised that MCL represent a broad spectrum of different histopathological subtypes. The term blastic or blastoid variant is generally used to describe cases with a homogeneous population of cells displaying lymphoblastic morphology. The blastic form of MCL may be difficult to diagnose however immunophenotyping and molecular analysis show typical mantle cell lymphoma pattern. We present a case of 30 year old male presenting with inguinal mass which was diagnosed as blastic transformation of mantle cell lymphoma based on routine histopathology and immunohistochemistry.

Keywords:
mantle cell lymphoma blastoid variant immunohistochemistry

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