Syndrome of temporal arteritis with perivascular infiltration by malignant cells in a patient with follicular small cleaved cell lymphoma

J Rheumatol. 1986 Dec;13(6):1163-6.


A patient with follicular small cleaved cell lymphoma presented with Sjögren's syndrome and symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis. Biopsy of the temporal artery showed an extensive perivascular infiltrate by malignant cells without evidence of giant cells.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Giant Cell Arteritis / complications*
  • Giant Cell Arteritis / pathology
  • Humans
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell / complications*
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell / pathology
  • Middle Aged
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica / complications
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / complications
  • Temporal Arteries / pathology*