Primary central nervous system lymphoma: Coming or going? Comment uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms
  • Cranial Irradiation
  • Lymphoma
  • Methotrexate
  • Treatment Outcome

abstract

  • PCNSL is a rare disease, affecting about 1200 people each year in the United States. Its very name highlights its most unique feature: a diffuse, large B-cell lymphoma limited to the CNS. It may involve the brain, cerebrospinal fluid, spinal cord, or the eyes which are actually neural tissue. How does such a malignancy arise in the only organ system of the body that is devoid of lymph nodes and lymphatics?

publication date

  • November 17, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Comment

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1182/blood-2009-01-199877

PubMed ID

  • 19423740

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 4483

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 113

number

  • 19