Med Humanities 36:83 doi:10.1136/jmh.2010.004903
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Advice to a trainee pathologist: The Lymphoma maze is it REAL?

  1. Charles E Connolly
  1. Correspondence to Professor Charles E Connolly, Department of Histopathology, University College Hospital, Newcastle Road, Galway, Ireland; charles.connolly{at}

All that glitters is not gold

How often have I heard that told

Examine a lymph node with attention,

Give the follicles special mention.

Reactive, neoplastic? If in doubt,

Immune markers will help you out.

CD20, BCL2, and CD3?

Essential to start, between …