Lymphoblastic lymphoma

Sergio Cortelazzo, A Ferreri, D Hoelzer, M Ponzoni

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Lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL) is a neoplasm of immature B cells committed to the B-(B-LBL) or T-cell lineage (T-LBL) that accounts for approximately 2% of all lymphomas. Although histological features are usually sufficient to distinguish lymphoblastic from mature B- or T-cell neoplasms, of greater importance for diagnosis is the characterization of immunophenotype by flow cytometry. LBL occurs more commonly in children than in adults, mostly in males. A bone marrow involvement
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)304-317
Number of pages14
JournalCritical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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