International Journal of Hematology

, Volume 109, Issue 2, pp 133–134 | Cite as

Villous lymphocytes in splenic large B-cell lymphoma with diffuse red pulp infiltration

  • Ren-Ching Wang
  • L. Jeffrey Medeiros
  • Kung-Chao ChangEmail author
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The authors are grateful to Professor Miguel A Piris (Associate Medical Chief, Pathology Service, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Av Reyes Católicos, Madrid, Spain) for the critical review of the manuscript and valuable opinion.

Author contributions

R-CW and K-CC wrote the paper and prepared the photos; LJM critically reviewed and revised the manuscript.

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Conflict of interest

All authors declared no conflict of interest.


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© Japanese Society of Hematology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineTaichung Veterans General HospitalTaichungTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of HematopathologyThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pathology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of MedicineNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan

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