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Pathology & Oncology Research

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 48–51 | Cite as

Biclonal primary plasma cell leukemia

  • Zoltán TÓth
  • József Sipos
Case Report

Abstract

Authors present a multiparameter pathological study in a case of rapid biclonal primary plasma cell leukemia. The immunohistochemical data revealed aberrant phenotypes (monocyte, epithelial and T-cell) probably in connection with microenvironmental influences. Biclonality can be attributed to class switching during malignant transformation. Static image cytometry showed aneuploidy. The blasts of this process are active immunoregulatory cells.

Key words

primary plasma cell leukaemia biclonality immunohistology image cytometry 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zoltán TÓth
    • 1
  • József Sipos
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyCounty Hospital of ZalaZalaegerszegHungary

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