Primary anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the skin

E. Berti, R. Gianotti, E. Alessi

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Abstract

Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a subtype of nodal and extranodal lymphoproliferative disorder characterized by peculiar histopathological features and the positivity of lymphoid proliferating cells for Ki-1/Ber-H2 monoclonal antibody. A case, misdiagnosed as cutaneous metastasis and treated by surgery, in a woman with a history of previous neoplasms, is reported. In spite of the high histopathological malignancy of the tumor, the patient is alive and free from recurrent or metastatic disease after 3 years of follow-up.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-227
Number of pages3
JournalDermatologica
Volume178
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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