Annals of Hematology

, Volume 93, Issue 10, pp 1801–1803 | Cite as

Independent growth of diffuse large B cell lymphoma and angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma originating from composite lymphoma

  • Rie Tabata
  • Chiharu Tabata
  • Ryoji Yasumizu
  • Masaru Kojima
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rie Tabata
    • 1
  • Chiharu Tabata
    • 2
  • Ryoji Yasumizu
    • 3
  • Masaru Kojima
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Hematology and OncologyHyogo Prefectural Tsukaguchi HospitalAmagasakiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Respiratory MedicineHyogo College of MedicineHyogoJapan
  3. 3.Department of PathologyHyogo Prefectural Tsukaguchi HospitalHyogoJapan
  4. 4.Department of Anatomic and Diagnostic PathologyDokkyo Medical University School of MedicineTochigiJapan

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