Table 2

Immunoflow cytometry results from 73 suspected lymphomas together with cell block and biopsy histology

Percentage of cells positive (numbers indicate CD numbers)
CaseSiteMethodInitial diagnosis2345810192023IgMFMC719/κ19/λ5/194/8 Final diagnosis
Ca., carcinoma; CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia; FCCL, follicle centre cell lymphoma; FNA, fine needle aspiration; I, image guided FNA; L, left; M, manually guided FNA; R, right; susp., suspicious.
B cell lymphoma
1Abdominal massISusp. of lymphoma21139897758598<1Diffuse large B cell lymphoma
2Base of neckMBenign/lymphoma444528CLL
3L neckMNecrotic lymphomaInadequate (necrotic as a result of chemotherapy)FCCL (from previous history)
4Sternal massIMyelomaInadequateMyeloma (on cell block histology)
5R groin nodeMSusp. of CLL1213174575CLL
6L posterior neckMSusp. of CLL999048888CLL
7R post neckMSusp. of FCCL91581Probable FCCL
8R paravertebralISusp. of CLL625328382<1CLL
9L neckMProbable carcinoma9841904811712T cell rich B cell lymphoma (on biopsy histology)
10R neckM“High grade” lymphomaInadequateDiffuse large B cell lymphoma (on biopsy histology)
11R neckMNecrotic lymphoma648491428850868FCCL
12R inguinalMLymphoma161681848448167741FCCL
13L inguinalMSusp. of lymphoma9313929934341792<1<1Diffuse large B cell lymphoma
14R axillary nodeMLymphoma2021192137878801669787712FCCL
15Base of neckMLymphoma191812285<181<148929381Diffuse large B cell lymphoma
16L neckMLymphoid cells547013273139722<1B cell lymphoma, exact type uncertain
17Abdominal massMLymphoma24132786858793156<1FCCL
18R neckMSusp. of lymphoma583414339431393B cell lymphoma, exact type uncertain
19L neckMSusp. of lymphoma2115995<1805579588196979<1CLL
20R breastMLymphoma25510061999914999929799Mantle cell lymphoma
21L supraclavicularMPossible lymphoma101337085873835380165FCCL
22L neckMPossible CLL41339910<161423637134557<1CLL
23L supraclavicularMPrevious CLL1398932997984842881188<1CLL
24L parotidMLymphoma42100119799129859597<1Mantle cell lymphoma
25R neckMLymphoma2915241156646112737755521FCCL
26R neckMLymphoma189396129016FCCL
27R neckMLymphoma132072079871180466<1<1B cell lymphoma, exact type uncertain
28L neckMLymphoma181320878258147873726<1<1FCCL
29Abdominal massILymphoma171316274828381848282111FCCL
30R submandibularMLymphoma414329882433561433141013638FCCL (from previous history)
31R inguinalMInfarcted tissue66396025131264202716434B cell lymphoma, exact type uncertain
32R neckMScanty cells1909026B cell lymphoma, exact type uncertain
33R neckMLymphoma87966T cell rich B cell lymphoma (on biopsy histology)
T cell lymphoma
34L neckMMalignant6817516040<1737Peripheral T cell lymphoma (on cell block histology)
35L neckMMalignant70<1161013Peripheral T cell lymphoma (on cell block histology)
36R calfMLymphoma98596951111511<1<1Peripheral T cell lymphoma (on cell block histology)
37R backMMalignant22211517225311<1<1Peripheral T cell lymphoma (on biopsy histology)
38Perihepatic massILymphoma/ca.80627810<171255<1<1Peripheral T cell lymphoma (on biopsy histology)
39L inguinalMLymphoma/ca.7042263303055Peripheral T cell lymphoma (on cell block histology)
Hodgkin's lymphoma
40L supraclavicularMInadequate cellsInadequateHodgkin's lymphoma (on biopsy histology)
41MediastinumIReactive9077872021192399653<1Hodgkin's lymphoma (on biopsy histology)
42L neckMReactive69311520Hodgkin's lymphoma (on biopsy histology)
43L neckMHodgkin's lymphomaInadequateHodgkin's lymphoma
Non-lymphoid tumours
44MediastinumIThymoma/lymphoma19539499905233Thymoma (on cell block and biopsy histology)
45Paravertebral massICarcinoma/lymphoma674320241811Adenocarcinoma (on biopsy histology)
46R breastMCarcinoma/lymphomaNo lymphoid cellsBreast carcinoma (on cell block histology)
47R supraclavicularMCarcinoma/lymphomaNo lymphoid cellsSmall cell carcinoma (on cell block histology)
Benign
48L parotid massMSialadenitis6034571314647504121<1<1Susp. B cell lymphoma (but no overt lymphoma a year later)
49R neckMBenignInadequateBenign
50R neckMBenign49385767184191425916163Granulomatous inflammation
51L axillaMBenignInadequateBenign
52L parotidMProbably benign3031462317Toxoplasmosis (clinically)
53L neckMBenign3838231424256403325Benign
54R neckMBenignInadequateBenign
55R infraclavicularMBenignInadequateBenign
56R neckMBenign23186<1761322Benign
57R neckMBenign5870555114372332714Benign
58L neckMBenign86251811Benign
59R neckMBenign61541315401919<1Benign
60R neckMBenign89618825112148654<1Benign
61Periportal nodeIBenign906326212124102311Benign
62L neckMBenign<123151110Benign
63R supraclavicularMBenign48314415<15458214529191<1Benign
64L neckMBenign84588120<11919711161022Benign
65R neckMBenign4430397<160603640251<1Benign
66L neckMBenign58365315144451121342091<1Benign
67Salivary glandMBenign20101867781757845<1<1Benign
68R inguinalMBenign70526816<132172813281312<1<1Benign
69L axillaMBenign766282296223415413838<1<1Benign
70L parotidMBenign71537516<1219111011221262Benign
71R neckMBenign5354505012<14141129232022<5<1Benign
72Mediastinal massIBenign60366620336413034228910<1Benign encysted serous fluid
73L neckMPossible lymphoma21<1884723Susp. B cell lymphoma (but no overt lymphoma 1.5 years later)