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Childhood Hepatosplenic T-cell Lymphoma with Skin Involvement.

AbstractBACKGROUND:
Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma is a rare malignancy in childhood.
CASE CHARACTERISTICS:
A 12-year-old boy who presented a pyrexia of unknown origin, multiple skin and lesions and marked hepatosplenomegaly.
OBSERVATION:
Bone marrow aspirate cytology showed no blast cells. Splenectomy was done, and spleen showed infiltration with atypical lymphoid cells positive for CD3, CD8 and T-cell-restricted intracellular antigen.
OUTCOME:
The skin rash of patient subsided with chemotherapy.
MESSAGE:
Skin involvement may be an unusual clinical manifestation of hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma.
AuthorsXia Guo, Qiang Li, Yi-Ping Zhu
JournalIndian pediatrics (Indian Pediatr) Vol. 52 Issue 5 Pg. 427-8 (May 2015) ISSN: 0974-7559 [Electronic] India
PMID26061932 (Publication Type: Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't)

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