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WHO Classification of Tumours
Primary cutaneous follicle centre lymphoma
Tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues


Definition

Primary cutaneous follicle centre lymphoma (PCFCL) is a tumour of neoplastic follicle centre cells, including centrocytes and variable numbers of centroblasts, with a follicular, follicular and diffuse or diffuse growth pattern, that generally presents on the head or trunk
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Willemze R, Jaffe ES, Burg G, Cerroni L, Berti E, Swerdlow SH, Ralfkiaer E, Chimenti S, Diaz-Perez JL, Duncan LM, Grange F, Harris NL, Kempf W, Kerl H, Kurrer M, Knobler R, Pimpinelli N, Sander C, Santucci M, Sterry W, Vermeer MH, Wechsler J, Whittaker S, Meijer CJ (2005)
WHO-EORTC classification for cutaneous lymphomas.
Blood 105: 3768-85



. Lymphomas with a diffuse growth pattern and a mono­tonous proliferation of centroblasts and immuno­blasts are, irrespective of site, classified as primary cutaneous diffuse large B cell lymphoma (PCLBCL), leg type
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Willemze R, Jaffe ES, Burg G, Cerroni L, Berti E, Swerdlow SH, Ralfkiaer E, Chimenti S, Diaz-Perez JL, Duncan LM, Grange F, Harris NL, Kempf W, Kerl H, Kurrer M, Knobler R, Pimpinelli N, Sander C, Santucci M, Sterry W, Vermeer MH, Wechsler J, Whittaker S, Meijer CJ (2005)
WHO-EORTC classification for cutaneous lymphomas.
Blood 105: 3768-85



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