Less Common Lymphomas

Double Hit Lymphoma

Double - hit (DH) lymphomas are a recently discovered subtype of lymphoma that is defined by a chromosomal breakpoint affecting the MYC/8q24 locus in combination with another recurrent breakpoint, for instance a t(14;18)(q32;q21), involving BCL2. In the 2008 WHO classification, they are classified as "B cell lymphoma unclassifiable with features intermediate between Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma(DLBCL) and Brkitt’s Lymphoma(BL)". Thus, it is somewhere

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