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Table 5 Relationship between histopathological findings and the site of involvement

From: Fluorescence in situhybridization (FISH) analysis of primary ocular adnexal MALT lymphoma

No. of patients No. of patients
  conjunctiva orbit lachrymal grand p-value   conjunctiva orbit lachrymal grand p-value
plasma cells   brown-pigment-laden histiocytes  
2+, 3+ 1 5 2   (-) 5 8 4  
2+ < 8 16 2 0.347 (+) 4 13 0 0.074
Dutcher bodies   mitotic cells  
(-) 5 12 4   (-) 1 2 1  
(+) 4 9 0 0.305 (+) 8 19 3 0.742
monocytoid B cells   nodularity  
(-) 2 4 0   (-) 5 2 0  
(+) 7 17 4 0.697 (+) 4 19 4 0.017
residual reactive germinal centers   lymphoepithelial lesions *  
(-) 2 4 1   (-) 0 1 3  
(+) 7 17 3 1.000 (+) 6 2 1 0.053
large lymphoid cells   reactive T cells **  
2+ 1 4 3   1+ 8 14 0  
(-), 1+ 8 17 1 0.050 2+ 1 5 4 0.005
polykaryocytes       
(-) 0 9 3       
(+) 9 12 1 0.011      
  1. * 21 cases were not applicable.
  2. ** Two cases were not done.
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