John Libbey Eurotext



Macrophage activation syndrome, first toxoplasmosis infection and T-cell lymphoma Volume 22, issue 6, Novembre-Décembre 2016


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1 Service oncologie-hématologie,
2 Laboratoire de biologie,
3 Centre d’imagerie scintigraphie d’Eure et Loir (Cisel),
Centre hospitaliser Louis-Pasteur, 6 rue Claude-Bernard, 28630 Chartres-Le-Coudray
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First toxoplasma infection diagnosis during macrophage activation syndrome (MAS), treated by chemotherapy by étoposide. A month later appears a supraclavicular lymphadenopathy, the pathological examination find a T anaplastic lymphoma ALK+. Does the toxoplasmosis infection complicate it with MAS that empowers by T lymphoma? Or the patient had a latent T lymphoma, which was revealed by a MAS induced by a toxoplasmosis?