Journal of Neuro-Oncology

, Volume 47, Issue 2, pp 141–144 | Cite as

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma and Subcutaneous Metastases

  • Bassim Al Bahrani
  • Chris Henderson
  • Geoff Delaney


Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is a rare disease with a poor prognosis. It usually remains confined to central nervous system (CNS). Reports of metastases outside of the CNS are rare. We report a patient with well-documented PCNSL who responded to treatment, but subsequently developed a histologically confirmed subcutaneous metastasis to the left leg without local failure.

Subcutaneous metastasis lymphoma CNS lymphoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bassim Al Bahrani
    • 1
  • Chris Henderson
    • 2
  • Geoff Delaney
    • 1
  1. 1.Radiation Oncology Department, Cancer Therapy CentreLiverpool HospitalLiverpoolAustralia
  2. 2.Anatomical Pathology, South Western Area Pathology ServicesLiverpool HospitalLiverpoolAustralia

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