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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Primary cutaneous marginal zone B cell lymphoma in monozygotic twins
  1. P D Dickinson1,
  2. A Patel2,
  3. C Wootton2,
  4. E M Bessell1,
  5. S O'Connor3
  1. 1Department of Oncology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
  2. 2Department of Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham Treatment Centre, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
  3. 3Department of Histopathology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr P D Dickinson, peter.dickinson{at}nuh.nhs.uk

Summary

The authors present the first reported case of primary cutaneous marginal zone B cell lymphoma (PCMZL) in monozygotic twins. The occurrence of PCMZL in monozygotic twins is likely to be due to a combination of shared genetic and environmental factors. A different treatment modality was used to treat each patient but both achieved a complete clinical response.

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