Semin Diagn Pathol 2017 Jan 28;34(1):3-14. Epub 2016 Nov 28.
Research Unit Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, 8036 Graz, Austria. Electronic address:
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Br J Dermatol 2005 Nov;153(5):874-80
Department of Histopathology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK.
Following consensus meetings of the two parent organizations, a new World Health Organization-European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (WHO-EORTC) classification for primary cutaneous lymphomas has recently been published. This important development will now end the ongoing debate as to which of these was the preferred classification. The new classification will facilitate more uniformity in diagnosis, management and treatment of cutaneous lymphomas. Read More
Am J Dermatopathol 2008 Feb;30(1):37-44
Dermatology, Rambam Medical Center, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
Recent years have witnessed differences between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) classification systems of primary cutaneous lymphomas (PCLs). Recently, a joint WHO-EORTC classification system for PCLs has been reached. This study was performed to assess the applicability of this new classification to a single referral center. Read More
Blood 2002 Feb;99(3):800-5
Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, A-8036 Graz, Austria.
Classification of primary cutaneous lymphomas (PCLs) is the subject of ongoing controversy. Based on a series of 556 patients, the applicability of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) classification for PCLs was assessed and compared to the proposed World Health Organization (WHO) classification of hematologic malignancies. The large majority of patients could be properly classified according to the scheme proposed by the EORTC. Read More
Actas Dermosifiliogr 2009 Nov;100 Suppl 1:3-17
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria.
Cutaneous lymphomas represent a heterogeneous group of malignant lymphoid diseases with particular tropism for the skin. Prognosis and treatment depend on the type of lymphoma, thus precise diagnosis and classification are of paramount importance. Classification of cutaneous lymphomas relies on a synthesis of all available information, including clinical history and presentation, histopathology, immunophenotype, and molecular data. Read More