Lung tumor
Lymphoma and lymphoid infiltrates
Diffuse large B cell lymphoma

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 December 2016, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: diffuse large B cell lymphoma lung
Cite this page: Diffuse large B cell lymphoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungtumordiffuselargecell.html. Accessed February 27th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • Presents as large parenchymal mass accompanied by necrosis, occasionally by intrabronchial mass
  • May evolve from MALT lymphoma or arise without preexisting lesions
  • 5 year survival is 50%
Micro Description
Positive Stains
  • CD20
Negative Stains
  • CD3, CD5, CD26