Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma: four case reports from a single centre and review of literature

BJH - volume 3, issue 4, december 2012

S. Drieghe PharmD, B. Cauwelier MD, PhD, T. Lodewyck MD, D. Selleslag MD, J. Van Droogenbroeck MD, A. Van Hoof MD, PhD, J. Van Huysse MD, J. Billiet MD


Intravascular lymphoma is a rare haematological malignancy characterised by neoplastic proliferation of lymphoid cells particularly within the lumina of capillaries, heterogeneity in clinical presentation, disseminated disease with aggressive behaviour and often fatal course. In the present case report, we describe four cases of intravascular lymphoma diagnosed in a single centre over a period of ten years.

(BELG J HEMATOL 2012;3: 149–154)

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