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Lymphoma cells in cerebrospinal fluid confirmed by chromosome analysis
  1. J Pearson,
  2. EB Ilgren*,
  3. AI Spriggs
  1. Department of Medical Genetics, Old Road, Headington
  2. * Department of Neuropathology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
  3. Laboratory of Clinical Cytology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford


    Two cases of malignant lymphoma are reported, in which lymphoma cells were undergoing cell division in the cerebrospinal fluid. In each case it was possible to perform chromosome counts and karyotype analyses, and in this way to establish that a neoplastic clone was present.

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