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Table 2 Summary of pathological characters of tongue lymphomas

From: Primary non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the tongue base: the clinicopathology of seven cases and evaluation of HPV and EBV status

Case

Cytological feathers

CD3

CD4

CD8

CD20

CD5

CD10

BCL-6

MUM-1

BCL2

CyclinD1

SOX11

C-MYC

P53

Ki67(%)

EBV

HPV/P16

Diagnoses

1

Large cell scattered in small lymphocyts

+

  

+

+

 

  

40

_

−/−

T cell rich large B cell lymphoma

2

Medium to large cell, partly with round nuclei and clear cytoplasm

  

+

+

+

   

+

+

  

25

_

−/−

MCL

3

moderate cells with distorted nuclear contours, infiltrate with squamous epithelium.

+

+

+

    

  

60

_

−/−

PTCL

4

Immunoblastic variant

  

+

+

+

+

80

_

−/−

DLBCL (NGC)

5

Immunoblastic variant

  

+

+

+

+

+

+

90

_

−/−

DLBCL (NGC)

6

Immunoblastic variant

  

+

+

+

+

30

_

+/+

DLBCL (NGC)

7

Centroblastic variant

  

+

+

+

+

+

+

70

−/−

DLBCL (GC)

  1. MCL: mantle cell lymphoma; PTCL: peripheral T cell lymphoma; DLBCL: diffuse large B cell lymphoma; NGC: non-germinal center type; GC: germinal center type