Primary cutaneous B-cell lymphomas comprehend a group of lymphoproliferative disorders characterized by being monoclonal proliferations of B-cell primarily involving the skin. Despite being recognized as autonomous and distinct clinico-pathologic entities since the late 80s, their classification is still an ongoing matter of debate. At the moment, WHO classification recognizes three disorders: primary cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma, primary cutaneous follicle center lymphoma and primary cutaneous diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (leg type). Primary cutaneous diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (other) has been used to define rare cases which show histologically an infiltrate with diffuse pattern composed by large b-cell, but not fitting with criteria for follicle center lymphoma nor for primary cutaneous diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (leg type). Aim of this review was to briefly describe all recognized and provisional entities included in the primary cutaneous b-cell lymphomas and to discuss recent acquisitions that may influence their future classifications.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Societa italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 1 2019|
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