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Table 1 Characteristics of four cases of spontaneous regression of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)

From: Spontaneous regression of mantle cell lymphoma: a report of four cases

Characteristic Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4
Sex Male Female Male Male
Age (years) 48 44 63 68
B symptoms No No No No
LDH/ULN 0.72 0.59 0.62 0.85
β2MG Normal Normal Normal Normal
s-MIPI score 2 1 2 2
Ki-67 value 10%–15%a 10% 10%–15%a 5%
Pathology pattern Nodularb Nodular and diffuse Diffuseb Mantle zone
Involved site (s) Inguinal Multiple Right axillary Inguinal, cervical
SUV of PET/CT 5.9–8.8 1.3–2.9 NA 2.6
Size of mass 2.5 × 1.4 cm 1.0 × 3.0 cm 1.3 × 1.1 cm Sub-centimeter
SR Complete Partial Complete Complete
Time to SR (months) 12 5 3 53
Duration of SRc (months) 18 14 33 20
  1. LDH/ULN lactate dehydrogenase/upper limit normal, β 2 MG β2 microglobulin, s-MIPI simplified MCL-International Prognostic Index, SUV standardized uptake value, PET/CT positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography, SR spontaneous regression, NA not available
  2. a Initial Ki-67 value
  3. b Initial pathology pattern, not after relapse
  4. c Still in SR at last follow-up