Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma: Not Otherwise Specified

Pai, Anusha H and George, Anne and Adiga, Deepa and *, Banavasi S Girisha (2015) Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma: Not Otherwise Specified. Indian Journal of Dermatology, 60 (215).

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Peripheral T cell lymphoma (PTCL) is a heterogeneous group of hematological tumors originating from mature T cells, which constitutes less than 15% of all non‑Hodgkins lymphomas in adults. Primary cutaneous PTCL‑not otherwise specified (NOS) represent a subgroup of PTCLs with no consistent immunophenotypic, genetic or clinical features. PTCL‑NOS frequently has an aggressive course with a tendency for systemic involvement, however, a well‑defined therapeutic and prognostic approach has not been outlined yet. We report a case of PTCL‑NOS with multiple cutaneous lesions in a young adult male with an emphasis on the treatment modality used.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Methotrexate, peripheral T cell lymphoma, peripheral T cell lymphoma‑not otherwise specified, Psoralen Ultraviolet A therapy
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pathology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 11:31
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2015 11:31

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