John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Clinical outcomes of primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma: data from a single Japanese centre Volume 27, numéro 6, November-December 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology,
2 Department of Pathology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan

Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma (pcALCL) shows an indolent clinical course with favourable prognosis [1, 2]. Patients with leg involvement or with extensive limb disease (ELD) have shown worse prognoses than those estimated previously [3, 4].We conducted the present study to analyse the clinical characteristics, initial treatment, and outcomes of Japanese patients with pcALCL treated at our university hospital.Between January 1, 1995 and December 31, 2014, 16 patients were diagnosed [...]