Overview

NCI Definition: A primary lymphoma of the skin composed of various numbers of small and large irregular neoplastic follicle center cells. Its morphologic pattern can be nodular, diffuse, or nodular and diffuse. It presents with solitary or grouped plaques and tumors, and it usually involves the scalp, forehead, or trunk. It rarely involves the legs. This type of cutaneous lymphoma tends to remain localized to the skin. [1]

Disease Details

Synonyms
Cutaneous Follicle Centre Lymphoma, PCFCL, Reticulohistiocytoma of the Dorsum, Crosti's Disease, Cutaneous Follicle Center Lymphoma
Parent(s)
Indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
OncoTree Name
Primary Cutaneous Follicle Center Lymphoma
OncoTree Code
PCFCL

References

1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.