Table 2. Literature Review of Lymphomas with Primary Presentations on the Penis



Table References (Language other than English)



Gonzalez-Campora R, et al. Lymphoma of  the penis. J Urol 1981Aug, 126(2):270-271.


Stewart AL, et al. Primary lymphoma of the penis. Eur J Surg Oncol 1985 Jun, 11(2):179-181.*


Litton M, et al. Primary lymphoma of the penis. J Urol (Paris) 1987, 93(2):99-101. (French)


Moreno Aviles J, et al. Tumor of the penis: primary clinical manifestations of a lymphoma. Actas Urol Esp 1988 Sep-Oct, 12(5):488-490. (Spanish)


Yu GS, et al. Primary penile lymphoma in a patient with Peyronie’s disease. J Urol 1989 Oct, 142(4):1076-1077.


Lopez Munoz A, et al. Linfoma de pene. Arch Esp Urol 1990 Mar, 43(2):186-189. (Spanish)


Carter RD, et al. Primary lymphoma of the penis with rationale of treatment. Int Urol Nephrol 1992, 24(5):521-525.


Watanabe K, et al. Primary malignant lymphoma of  the penis: a case report. Int J Urol 1994 Sep, 1(3):283-284.


Yao HJ, et al. One case report of primary penile malignant lymphoma  (with a review of 24 case reports). Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 2006 Jun, 12(6):520-524, 527. (Chinese)




Pila Perez R, et al. Hodgkin’s disease of the penis. Report of a new case. Arch Esp Urol 1994 Apr, 47(3):283-285. (Spanish)


Non-Hodgkin, NOS


el-Sharkawi  A, et al. Primary penile lymphoma: the case for combined modality therapy. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 1996, 8(5):334-335.


Diffuse Large Cell


Marks D, et al. Therapy of primary diffuse large cell lymphoma of the penis with preservation of function. J Urol 1988 May, 139(5):1057-1058.


Hashine K, et al. Primary diffuse large cell lymphoma of the penis. Int J Urol 1994 Jun, 1(2):189-190.


Diffuse Large B-cell


Beal K, et al. Short report: penile lymphoma following local injections for erectile dysfunction. Leuk Lymphoma 2001 Jun, 42(1-2):247-249.


Kim HY, et al. Primary penile diffuse large B cell lymphoma treated by local excision followed by rituximab-containing chemotherapy. Acta Haematol 2008, 120(3):150-152.


B-cell, NOS


Takabe K, et al. Malignant lymphoma involving the penis following malignant pleural mesothelioma. Intern Med 1997 Oct, 36(10):712-715.


Arena F, et al. Primary lymphoma of the penis: diagnosis and treatment. Eur Urol 2001 Feb, 39(2):232-235.


Wei CC, et al. Primary B cell non-hodgkin lymphoma of the penis in a child. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2006 Jul, 28(7):479-480.


B-cell, mixed cellular type


Lo HC, et al. Primary B cell lymphoma of the penis: successful treatment with organ preservation. Arch Androl 2003 Nov-Dec, 49(6):467-470.


B-cell, T-cell rich


Pomara G, et al. Primary T-cell rich B-cell lymphoma of the penis: a first case. BJU Int 2003 Jun, 91(9):889.




Haque S, et al. MALT lymphoma of the foreskin. Leuk Lymphoma 2004 Aug, 45(8):1699-1701.




Wang HT, et al. Primary lymphoma of the penis. J Chin Med Assoc 2003 Jun, 66(6):379-381.




Thorns C, et al. Primary cutaneous T-cell lymphoma of the penis. Histopathology 2003 May, 42(5):513-514.


Chiam LY, et al. Solitary plaque mycosis fungoides on the penis responding to topical imiquimod therapy. Br J Dermatol 2007 Mar, 156(3):560-562.


Cutaneous T-cell


Zhou ZL, et al. Primary cutaneous T-cell lymphoma of the penis complicated by Fournier gangrene: a case report. Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 2008 Jun, 14(6):542-544. (Chinese)


Primary Peripheral T-cell, CD30-


Shi YL, et al. Primary peripheral T-cell lymphoma of the penis: a case report and review of the literature. Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 2008 Nov, 14(11):1003-1006. (Chinese)


CD30+ Large T-cell


Tomb RR, et al. Recurrent primary CD30+ lymphoma of the penis. Br J Dermatol 2003 Oct, 149(4):903-905.**




Calista D, et al. Unusual cutaneous presentation of ALK+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma mimicking syphilis on the glans penis. Eur J Dermatol 2009 Jan-Feb, 19(1):76-77. **




Lin DW, et al. Primary penile lymphoma: diagnostic difficulties and management options. Urol 1999 Aug, 54(2):366 **, ***


Primary Cutaneous ALCL


Cribier B, et al. Genital ulceration revealing primary cutaneous anaplastic lymphoma. Genitourin Med 1997, 73:325. **, ***






NOS, Not otherwise specified; MALT, extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue; MF, mycosis fungoides; ALK, anaplastic lymphoma related tyrosine kinase; ALCL, anaplastic large cell lymphoma; -, negative; +, positive; *, two cases; **, CD30(+) T-cell lymphoma; ***, unclear if meets WHO criteria for ALCL.