Violet - Colored Inguinal Located Cutaneous Tumour?

Authors

  • Georgi Tchernev Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior (MVR), Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery, Sofia; ”Onkoderma” - Policlinic for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Sofia
  • Anastasiya Atanasova Chokoeva Medical University Plovdiv, Dermatology and Venereology, Vasil Aprilov 15A, Plovdiv 4000
  • Torello Lotti University G. Marconi of Rome - Dermatology and Venereology, Rome
  • Uwe Wollina Städtisches Klinikum Dresden - Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Dresden, Sachsen
  • Irina Yungareva Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior (MVR), Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery, Sofia
  • Ilia Lozev Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior Department of General, Vascular and Abdominal Surgery, Sofia
  • Georgi Konstantinov Maximov ”Onkoderma” - Policlinic for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Sofia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2018.015

Keywords:

cell lymphoma, T cell lymphoma, anaplastic large, surgery, chemotherapy, systemic involvement

Abstract

Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) represents an aggressive CD30 – positive T cell lymphoma, as it is the second most common T cell lymphoma and 2% to 5% of all non - Hodgkin lymphomas. The cutaneous involvement can be primary or secondary within systemic ALCL, resembling inflammatory and other neoplastic lesions both clinically and cytologically. Various pigmented cutaneous tumours with a different origin, cutaneous metastasis and B-cell lymphoma must be carefully considered in the differential diagnostic plan. While simple surgical excision is usually curative, with good prognosis, systemic involvement must also be excluded. We present a case of a patient, with clinically unspecific single violet nodular lesion, as the only clinical manifestation of ALCL. The diagnosis was confirmed histologically, as the surgical excision was enough therapeutic management, regarding the early disease stage. Further following up with the patient is mandatory, because of the high recurrence rate. We want to emphasise the diversity of clinical manifestation of ALCL, regarding the importance of its early diagnosis and treatment.

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Published

2018-01-13

How to Cite

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Tchernev G, Chokoeva AA, Lotti T, Wollina U, Yungareva I, Lozev I, Maximov GK. Violet - Colored Inguinal Located Cutaneous Tumour?. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2018 Jan. 13 [cited 2021 Apr. 11];6(1):137-8. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2018.015

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