Hematopathologic Phenotypes Made Mockingly Simple

A remedy for CDphobia

Margaret Uthman, MD

University of Texas Houston School of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Artwork and layout by Ed Uthman, MD

Last updated 17 Jun 2000

These two charts represent attempts at simplification of the antigen profiles used in the diagnostic workup of lymphomas and leukemias. It is important to note that many cases of each of these diagnostic entities do not perfectly fit the profiles as indictated in the following charts.

Lymphoid proliferations

[Lymphocytosis flow chart, 
greyscale GIF, 33K]

A larger version (39K) of this chart is also available.

Blast proliferations

[Blast flow chart, greyscale GIF, 21K]

A larger version (33K) of this chart is also available.

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Much thanks to Jeffrey Winters, MD, and his colleagues at the University of Kentucky, and to Richard Miller, MD, for their invaluable comments and suggestions.

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