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Peripheral T cell lymphoma, unspecified

Peripheral T cell lymphoma, unspecified What every physician needs to know: Peripheral T cell lymphoma (PTCL) is an aggressive disease that most commonly presents in patients over the age of 60 with rapidly progressive lymphadenopathy, fevers, night sweats, and weight loss. Extranodal involvement, particularly of the skin and bone marrow, is common. Occasionally PTCL can…

Angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma

Angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma What every physician needs to know: Angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma (AITL) presents in older patients and the median age at diagnosis is approximately 60. There is a slight male predominance. Patients often present with a variety of unusual signs and symptoms. Along with adenopathy, generalized rash is common as are fevers…

Anaplastic large T/null cell lymphoma

Anaplastic large T/null cell lymphoma What every physician needs to know: Anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare but potentially curable disease that often presents with systemic symptoms such as fever, night sweats, and weight loss. ALCL commonly affects patients under the age of 40 and can be confused with Hodgkin lymphoma or primary…

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