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Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
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PMID:  20624005     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is characterized by proliferation of anaplastic large CD 30+ T-cell lymphoid cells with abundant cytoplasm. Primary cutaneous ALCL is a rare form of ALCL, usually seen in elderly patients. In this report, the authors present an unusual case of 15-year-old boy with a solitary left ear lobe mass, previously reported as keratoacanthoma which was later histopathologically and immunohistochemically diagnosed as T-cell phenotype, anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-negative primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma. The patient's response to chemotherapy was good and he is receiving the continuation phases of his chemotherapy.
Authors:
Ghania Daar; Serhan Küpeli; Bilgehan Yalçin; Vural Kesik; Diclehan Orhan; Münevver Büyükpamukçu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric hematology and oncology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1521-0669     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700164     Medline TA:  Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  558-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
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