Without a silhouette

Yosuke Sazumi, Kazuki Tokumasu, Hideharu Hagiya, Fumio Otsuka

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Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is a kind of malignant lymphoma that develops without a tumor mass. A fluid smear is of no use for the diagnosis of miscellaneous condition. Repeated cell-block smear with immunostaining is useful for the diagnosis of PEL.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Case Reports
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020


  • pleural effusion
  • primary effusion lymphoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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