A Case of Lymphoma without Lymphadenopathy and Organomegaly

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2018,8,2,1882-1885.
Published:June 2018
Type:Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Abhijeet Ingle*1, Vijaya Gattu1, Majed B Momin2, Sachin Johari2, G Vamshi Krishna Reddy3

Departments of Histopathology1, Hematology2 and Medical Oncology3, Yashoda Hospital, Nalagonda X Roads, Malakpet, Hyderabad-500036, Telangana, India.


Intravascular large B cell lymphoma (IVBCL) is a rare type of extranodal large B cell lymphoma characterized by selective growth of lymphoma cells within the microvasculature. We present an illustrative case of intravascular B cell lymphoma suspected by the presence of a very few atypical cells on peripheral smear. The diagnosis was confirmed by bone marrow biopsy, immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry.

Immunohistochemistry with CD20 highlights the intravascular atypical B lymphocytes