Isolated Richter's syndrome of the brain: two recent cases

Nouv Rev Fr Hematol. 1994 Oct;36(5):383-5.


Two new cases of central nervous system (CNS) large cell lymphoma without evidence of systemic lymphoma in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) are reported. This unusual presentation of Richter's syndrome emphasizes the necessity to evoke this diagnosis in the case of neurologic symptoms in CLL.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Brain Neoplasms* / complications
  • Brain Neoplasms* / diagnosis
  • Brain Neoplasms* / therapy
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Frontal Lobe*
  • Hemianopsia / etiology
  • Humans
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell*
  • Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse* / complications
  • Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse* / diagnosis
  • Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse* / therapy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Primary*
  • Neurocognitive Disorders / etiology
  • Occipital Lobe*
  • Syndrome