Cytokeratin-positive, CD45-negative primary centroblastic lymphoma of the adrenal gland: A potential for a diagnostic pitfall

L. R. Donner, Frank Edmund Mott, I. Tafur

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We report a case of cytokeratin-positive, CD45-negative primary polymorphic centroblastic lymphoma of the adrenal gland. Additional immunostaining, which demonstrated positivity for CD20 and κ light chain, as well as detection of the monoclonal rearrangement of the immunoglobulin heavy chain gene, helped to establish the diagnosis of lymphoma and to rule out an initially favored diagnosis of poorly differentiated carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1104-1106
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 22 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

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