Primary cutaneous γ/δ T-cell lymphoma. An atypical case with bone marrow granulomas

Guy Shalom, Daniel Benharroch, Ronit Gurion

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    Abstract

    Background: Primary cutaneous γ/δ T-cell lymphoma is a rare variant of peripheral T-cell lymphoma which has been only recently set apart from subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma and is known for its aggressive nature. Main observation: We hereby report a case of primary cutaneous γ/δ T-cell lymphoma in a 35-year-old man with bone marrow granulomas, an unexpected feature in this lymphoma. The patient was treated with combination chemotherapy. Partial response was obtained, followed by relapse. Allogeneic stem cell transplantation was then carried out, and full remission was achieved. Conclusion: Bone marrow granulomas can be an accompanying feature in primary cutaneous γ/δ T-cell lymphoma.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)15-18
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Dermatological Case Reports
    Volume9
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 31 Mar 2015

    Keywords

    • Bone
    • Cutaneous gamma/delta T-cell Lymphoma
    • Lymphoma
    • Panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma
    • Peripheral T-cell lymphoma
    • Subcutaneous
    • Ulcer

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Dermatology

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