Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma with lung metastasis

Nor Kamaruzaman, Esa and Kahairi, Abdullah and Shamim Rahman, Abdul Rasheed (2016) Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma with lung metastasis. Archives of Orofacial Sciences, 11 (2). pp. 44-48. ISSN 2231-7163

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Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma (PC-ALCL) is relatively a rare tumour of head and neck region. Without histopathological confirmation, it appears and behaved as like malignant epithelial tumor of the head and neck region as will be illustrated in the present case. Cutaneous involvement of the tumor with distant metastasis has made the prognosis unfavorable. This isolated case of head and neck PC-ALCL was highlighted as it has a tendency to behave aggressively and early diagnosis and treatment is crucial to avoid poor survival outcome

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: head and neck, lung metastasis, primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Subjects: R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Rafidah M.Saaid
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2022 07:19
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2022 07:19

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