Precursor B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia of the arm mimicking neurogenic tumor: case report
1 Department of Ultrasound, The Anhui Province Hospital, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, 230001, China
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Anhui Provincial Authority Hospital Communist Party of China, Hefei, 230001, China
3 Department of Radiology, The Anhui Provincial Hospital, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, 230001, China
4 Department of Emergency Medicine, The Anhui Provincial Hospital, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, 230001, China
World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2012, 10:140 doi:10.1186/1477-7819-10-140Published: 10 July 2012
Precursor B-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma (PBLL) is an infrequent subtype of lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL) that commonly affected site for the diagnosis is the skin, followed by the head and neck. In this report, we presented a special case of PBLL located at the left arm and detected with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasonography (US). This kind of PBLL is similar to a peripheral nerve tumor in clinical and radiographic manifestation.