9596/3 Composite Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma



Definitions

Tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues
ICD-O-3 topography code: C42 and C77
ICD10: C85.9
           

/span> B lineage lymphoma that demonstrates overlapping clinical, morphological and/or immunophenotypic features, between classical Hodgkin lymphoma(CHL) and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) especially primary mediastinal (thymic) large B-cell lymphoma(PMBL). While these lymphomas are most commonly associated with media?stinal disease, similar cases have been reported in peripheral lymph node groups as a primary site.

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Thymus
ICD-O-3 topography code: C37
ICD10: C37
           

This B lineage lymphoma demonstrates overlapping clinical, morphological and/or immunophenotypic features between classical Hodgkin lymphoma (CHL) and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), especially primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBL)
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Swerdlow SH, Campo E, Harris NL, Jaffe ES, Pileri SA, Stein H, Thiele J, Vardiman JW (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2008



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