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Most cases of follicular lymphomas that arise in adults are predominantly composed of small cleaved cells. More than 85% of cases contain a characteristic translocation, t(14;18)(q32;q21).[24] This translocation results in the overexpression of a structurally normal BCL-2 protein that inhibits apoptosis.
The patient is a 73-year-old man with a history of NHL, follicular small cleaved cell type, treated with radiation therapy 13 years before the present admission.
The follicles were composed of predominantly small cleaved cells. By immunohistochemical stain, the cells were immunoreactive for CD20, BCL-2, and both CD5 and CD10 (Figure 2).