Primary spinal T-cell rich b-cell lymphoma: a case report

Suhail Muzaffar, Aga Khan University
Yousuf A. Husein, Aga Khan University
Rashid Jooma, Aga Khan University


Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a heterogenous group of lymphoid malignancies with marked vanabiity in morphologic features, growth pattern, antigemc phenotype and biological behaviout T- cell rich B-cell lymphoma (TCRBCL) is a newly recognised entity of this large heterogenous group of lymphoid neopiasms which closely mimics Hodgkin’s disease and peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). Most of the cases of TCRBCL have been reported in the lymph nodes, however, a small number of cases have been described in the extranodal sites including skin, soft tissue, common bile duct and central nervous system. Primary spinal TCRBCL with symptoms of spinal cordcompressionhasbeen described in the literature.