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Table 2 Morphology and immunohistochemical characteristics of the reported cases

From: ALK-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: report of four cases and review of the literature

Case Morphology ALK CD45 CD20 CD79a CD4 CD56 MUM1 CD30 EMA Lambda EBV HHV8
1 Plasmablastic + + - - - - + - ND + - ND
2 Plasmablastic + + - + - - + - + + - -
3 Plasmablastic + + - - - - + - + + - -
4 Plasmablastic + + - - - - + - + - - ND
  1. ALK – anaplastic lymphoma kinase.
  2. EMA – epithelial membrane antigen.
  3. EBV – Epstein Barr virus.
  4. HHV8 – human herpesvirus 8.
  5. ND – not done.