publication . Article . 2020

Unspecified skin peripheral T-cell lymphoma: diagnostic difficulties

O. Yu. Olisova; E. Yu. Vertieva; D. R. Amshinskaya; M. G. Lecaillon; E. V. Grekova;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 16 Oct 2020 Journal: Onkogematologiâ, volume 15, issue 3, pages 63-66 (issn: 1818-8346, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ABV-press
Abstract
Peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified (PTCL-NOS) have an aggressive, life-threatening course. 5‑year survival rate is less than 20 %, which may be due to not timely diagnosis. PTCL-NOS can histologically and immunophenotypically mimic other T-cell lymphomas of the skin, including mycosis fungoides. In this connection, the correct diagnosis is most often established in the late stages of the disease. We present a clinical case of PTCL-NOS misdiagnosed as mycosis fungoides.
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free text keywords: lymphoma, t-cell lymphoma, cutaneous peripheral t-cell lymphomas, not otherwise specified, mycosis fungoides, lcsh:Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, lcsh:RC633-647.5, Clinical case, Not Otherwise Specified, Medicine, business.industry, business, T-cell lymphoma, medicine.disease, Dermatology, medicine.medical_specialty, Mycosis fungoides, Disease, Lymphoma, Survival rate, Timely diagnosis
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