Tag Archives: mantle cell lymphoma

Case 100 (part C) – summary

Our patient had a mild lymphocytosis. The differentials include: Reactive – especially viral illnesses Hyposplenism Smoking Polyclonal B cell lymphocytosis – binucleate lymphocytes with isochrome 3q Lymphoproliferative neoplasms such as CLL and other types of lymphoma In the first instance … Continue reading

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Case 100 (part C) – update 1

Our patient has a mildly elevated lymphocyte count and this is persistent on repeat. In the absence of reactive causes the most likely explanation is a low grade lymphoproliferative neoplasm such as CLL. After a period of monitoring the patient’s … Continue reading

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Case 95 – summary

Thankyou for all your help this week. This week we had a look at mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). MCL is a type of none Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and comprises between 3 and 10% of NHL, and often has features of both … Continue reading

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Case 95 – update 2

We have monitored our patient for a year. Unfortunately at his most recent appointment he has begun to complain of weight loss of 7kg, drenching night sweats and fatigue. What would you want to do next? Are there any investigations … Continue reading

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Case 88 – summary

Morphology week summary. Case A     Our followers were correct in suggesting these were plasma cells, one of which is binucleate on the second picture.  Thrombocytopenia was also noted.  This would be in keeping with a diagnosis of plasma … Continue reading

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Case 88 – parts C and D: update

Flow cytometry results. Not true to life I know but just for a bit of fun and test our morphology and flow skills….. The following results are for our two patients- what is the diagnosis for each? Which results goes … Continue reading

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Case 88 – parts C and D

You are reviewing the blood film tray and a further two patients are noted to have lymphocytosis Case C Hb 96 g/L WCC 34 (10^9/L) Case D Hb 100 g/L WBC 23 (10^9/L) Can you describe the findings? Do they … Continue reading

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