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Table 1 Correlation between cytological and final diagnoses

From: Inconclusive flow cytometric surface light chain results; can cytoplasmic light chains, Bcl-2 expression and PCR clonality analysis improve accuracy of cytological diagnoses in B-cell lymphomas?

  Cytological diagnoses
Final diagnoses DLBCL FL MZL BCL-NOS Suspicious for lymphoma RLP
DLBCL (11) 7 - - - 4 -
FL (7) - 5 - 2 - -
MZL (10) - - 4a 1 4 1
BCL-NOS (2) 1 - - - 1 -
RLP (68) - - - 1 6 61
TOTAL (98) 8 5 4 4 15 62
  1. BCL B-cell lymphoma, DLBCL diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, FL follicular lymphoma, MZL marginal zone lymphoma, NOS not otherwise specified, RLP reactive lymphocytic proliferations
  2. aOne case composite lymphoma: marginal zone and T-cell lymphoma