A Case of Lymphomatoid Papulosis Occurred Simultaneously with Ki-1-Positive Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.43). 02/1997; 12(1):84-8. DOI: 10.3904/kjim.1997.12.1.84
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Lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) is a chronic self-healing skin eruption that is clinically benign but histologically mimics a malignant lymphoma. However, lymphomatoid papulosis with anaplastic large cell lymphoma responds poorly to medical treatments, including chemotherapies. We experienced a 60-year-old male patient with lymphomatoid papulosis occurred simultaneously with relapsed Ki-1-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma who was treated with salvage chemotherapy but, unfortunately, failed to be rescued. We report it with a review of the literature.

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