The significance of the number of centroblasts in centroblastic/centrocytic lymphomas: A long term study in a large group of patients

W M Molenaar, H Bartels, J Koudstaal

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    Abstract

    A group of 385 centroblastic/centrocytic lymphomas with long follow-up periods was subdivided on the basis of the relative number of centroblasts in the initial biopsies. Only minor differences in overall survival were found although a different survival pattern was observed between the groups. The transition into a high-grade malignant secondary centroblastic lymphoma correlated, at a statistically significant level, with the relative number of centroblasts in the initial biopsy.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)325-331
    Number of pages7
    JournalVirchows Archiv. A: Pathological Anatomy and Histopathology
    Volume405
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1985

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