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Lymphoma Associated with Phenytoin Therapy (Pseudo-Pseudolymphoma)

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Pharmacology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient on chronic phenytoin (Dilantin) therapy is at increased risk for true lymphoma. Because a patient on chronic phenytoin therapy may develop a benign lymphoproliferative disorder (pseudolymphoma, see previous section), the presence of a true lymphoma is called a pseudo-pseudolymphoma.

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