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Cutaneous Intravascular Anaplastic Large T-Cell Lymphoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  23023016     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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ABSTRACT: Intravascular lymphoma (IVL) is a rare subtype of extranodal lymphoma. In the 2008 WHO classification of tumors of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues intravascular large B-cell lymphoma is included as a distinct entity. IVL of T-cell type is not included as a diagnostic category and is only mentioned in passing by Nakamura et al. as "a different entity" in their discussion of intravascular large B-cell lymphoma. T-cell IVL is rare, the majority of cases being of natural killer/T-cell phenotype. Exceptionally rare is primary cutaneous intravascular anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma. We present such a case in an otherwise well 39-year-old female having disease limited to the skin established after detailed staging investigations. This is only the third such case described in the literature. We report the clinicopathological features of this case and also review previously documented cases of cutaneous intravascular anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Authors:
Jean Iacobelli; Dominic V Spagnolo; Yordanos Tesfai; Tindaro M Giardina; Jonathan J Chan; David Joske; Benjamin A Wood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American Journal of dermatopathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1533-0311     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Dermatopathol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7911005     Medline TA:  Am J Dermatopathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
*Department of Anatomical Pathology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine, QEII Medical Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia †School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia ‡Department of Dermatology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia §Department of Haematology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia ‖School of Medicine, The University of Western Australia Perth, Western Australia.
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