John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

Erythroderma and non-Hodgkin T-cell lymphoma: what else, apart from Mycosis Fungoides and Sézary syndrome? Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017

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Authors
1 Dermatology Unit,
Department of Experimental,
Diagnostic, Specialty Medicine,
University of Bologna, Italy
2 Dermatology Unit,
Department of Surgery, Translational Medicine,
University of Florence, Italy
3 Haematogy Unit,
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic, Specialty Medicine,
University of Bologna, Italy
4 Haematopathology Unit,
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic, Specialty Medicine,
University of Bologna, Italy
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  • Key words: peripheral T-cell lymphomas not otherwise specified, PTCL-NOS, erythroderma, lymph node enlargement, systemic lymphoma
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2016.2915
  • Page(s) : 49-53
  • Published in: 2017

Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCL) are a group of mature T-cell neoplasms accounting for less than 15% of all non-Hodgkin's lymphomas [1]. PTCL-not otherwise specified (PTCL-NOS) represent an “empty basket” that encompass cases featuring specific histology, nodal presentation, and aggressive and unpredictable clinical outcomes. Typically, PTCL-NOS occur in middle-aged to elderly patients, presenting as a disseminated disease in most cases [2]. Furthermore, systemic symptoms and/or bone marrow [...]