John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Primary cutaneous neutrophil-rich anaplastic large-cell lymphoma showing self-regression: the role of IL-8-regulated neutrophils Volume 30, numéro 5, September-October 2020


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Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs,
Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, 36 Nishi-cho, Yonago 683-8504, Japan

Neutrophil-rich anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL), one of the variants of CD30+ ALCL, is morphologically characterized by abundant neutrophils (5% to >50% of cells per high-power field) [1, 2]. Interleukin (IL)-8 is thought to contribute to the accumulation of neutrophils [1, 3]. We report a case of neutrophil-rich ALCL and discuss the significance of neutrophils.A 39-year-old man presented with a two-week history of a growing tumour on his abdomen. He had been treated at a local clinic with [...]